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Could you donate a Real Advent Calendar to a food bank?

Christians across the UK are being encouraged to donate a Real Advent Calendar produced by the Meaningful Chocolate Company to a food bank this Christmas.

You pay £3.40 and the Meaningful Chocolate Company will cover the additional costs of sending a full priced single Real Advent Calendar to the Trussell food bank hub for national distribution.

It's a great way to make sure a family in need receive a Fairtrade Real Advent Calendar this year. Donations need to be made by 20 November.

A spokesman explained: “You won’t receive the calendar – it will be donated to a food bank along with other calendars which have been purchased for donation. Due to logistics it is not possible to nominate a food bank or have calendars delivered to a food bank which you run yourself. We will share news of the donations made just before Christmas.”

The Real Advent Calendar is a fun way for parents, grandparents and Godparents to share the Christmas story. The 2018 design calendar comes with a free 24-page Christmas story activity book designed to be used every day in Advent. This year, the book is illustrated by award-winning artist, Alida Massari.

Real Advent Calendar Features

    •    24-page Christmas story activity book
    •    Behind each of the 25 windows there is a line from the Christmas story with colourful matching picture
    •    Foiled for freshness
    •    25 Festive chocolates made from a quality Fairtrade blend-35% cocoa
    •    Palm oil free
    •    Charitable donation
    •    Recyclable box and tray
    •    Made, designed and produced in the UK

Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar (85g)

Ingredients: Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Whole Milk Powder, Cocoa Mass, Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin. Cocoa Solids 35% Minimum, Milk Solids 20% Minimum. Sugar, Cocoa: traded in compliance with Fairtrade Standards, total 77%. Visit

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold.
May also contain nuts. Suitable for Vegetarians.

Nutrition Information (per100g) Energy: 2370kJ/566kcal Fat: 36.8g of which saturates 22.2g Carbohydrates: 50.4g of which sugars 49.5g Fibre: 2.1g Protein: 6.9g Salt: 0.2g

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