Princess Anne was escorted from the helicopter by H M Lord Lieutenant Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst
H M Lord Lieutenant Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst presented Cllr Pat Haunts – Mayor of Castlepoint Borough Council and Cllr Barry Palmer – Mayor of Canvey Island Town Council to Princess Anne.
H M Lord Lieutenant Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst presented Mrs Rebecca Harris – MP for Castlepoint, Cllr Andrew Sheldon – Leader of Castlepoint Borough Council, Ms Alex Dobinson – Manager Yellow Door
Alex Dobinson gave HRH a brief overview and history of the work of Yellow door and escorted HRH Yellow Door Outreach team workers and Volunteers. Lindsey Smith (Senior Youth Worker), Mitch Palmer (Apprentice Sports Coach), Lexi Kirby Richard (Apprentice Youth Worker). Megan Beavis (Outreach Volunteer) Sue Richardson (Outreach Volunteer) Jack Johnson (Kickstart Young Worker)
(People and organisations that supported Food Bank during Pandemic) Anthony Roche (St Vincent De Paul Society) John Ryan (Volunteer Foodbank Driver) Steve Caulfield (Volunteer Foodbank Driver) Trevor Hayter (Volunteer Foodbank Driver) Peter Mcfarquar (Volunteer Foodbank Driver) Vivian Keenan (St Vincent De Paul Society) Eddie Fearne (Volunteer Foodbank Driver) Tim McGinley (Volunteer Foodbank Driver)
(People and organisations that supported Food Bank during Pandemic) Jacqui Walker (Head St Joseph’s School) Elaine Heyworth (St Vincent De Paul Society) Paul Wilding (Youth Offenders Team) Ruth Sales Cezar (Restaurant Owner) Ian Parkyn (Volunteer Food Bank) Dawn Bernard (Volunteer Food Bank) Anne Brown (Treasurer St Vincent de Paul Society) Fr Eamonn Power (Parish Priest Our Lady of Canvey)
Members of Wyvern Transport Tracey Chapman (Manager of Wyvern Transport) Geoff Millar (Volunteer) Andrew Wright (Volunteer) Lee Parker (Volunteer) Anthony Ringrose (Volunteer) Liz Withers (Volunteer) Kevin Perryer (Volunteer) Delia Perryer (volunteer) Ian Howitt (Volunteer)
Members of St Nicolas Church Reverend Marion Walford, Vicar Parish of Canvey Island Mrs Dawn Artley, the Parish Administrator for the Parish of Canvey Island Mrs Pauline Benns, volunteer Mrs Pam French, volunteer Mrs Jackie Light, volunteer Mrs Janet Ball, volunteer Mrs Linda Carlane, volunteer Mrs Nina Salmon, volunteer Mr Roy Sheerman, volunteer Mrs Carol Toplis, volunteer
Major Marian Fripp, Officer/Minister, The Salvation Army Mrs Delcie Mallyon Salvation Army Food bank volunteer Wendy Davis, Catering Assistant, The Salvation Army Lisa Jones, Catering Assistant, The Salvation Army – Samuel Renshaw, Salvation Army Rev. Dave Mcdowell (Canvey Baptist Church) Rev’d Peter Hillman (St Georges Church, Benfleet) Rev’d Colin Turner (Canvey Methodist Church)
Member of Supermarkets support the Food Bank during the Pandemic. Mark Kent (Morrisons) Alan Browne (Morrisons) Denise Poulter (Morrisons) Tony Woodcock (Manager – Sainsburys) Wendy Payne (Sainsburys) Kellie Browne - Manager (Co-op) Karl Bidmead – Assistant (Co-op) Kuldip Kaur Bachra (One Stop Shop)
Alex escorted HRH into the building via the front entrance and introduced group of 4 counsellors Tina Loughlin (Senior Counsedllor) Angela Black (Counsellor) Charis Boyd (Counsellor) Jelani Lyons (Counsellor)
Alex escorted HRH to the Kitchen where she introduced main leads and volunteers for foodbank who explained how foodbank works Cllr Peter May (Food Bank Volunteer) Linda Brooks (Administrator of Yellow Door) Jed Brooks (Hadleigh Rotary) Bill Dudbridge (Food Bank Volunteer) Michelle Dudbridge (Food Bank Founder)
Alex escorted HRH into the main room where she was shown an art exhibition and introduced youth workers who have put together the exhibition and young volunteers who support the youth clubs Kerry Carter (Youth Worker) Emily Powell (Young Volunteer) Erica Carter (Young Volunteer) Devon Carter (Young Person) Lucy Punter (Volunteer) Ellie Bright (Mentor) Jane Kelly (Youth Worker)
HRH was presented with a Bee Kind bag by Devon Carter.
Alex Dobinson introduced group of 6 Trustees to HRH Kevin Leigh Sue Benson Anna Jane Bakonyvari Barbara Davis Raymond Fearne Stephanie Prior Bernie Saxby (Youth Worker)
Alex escorted HRH to front of building where she thanked HRH for visiting. HRH was presented with a posy by Amelie Merrick aged 9.