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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on support, information, food and other essentials

Published: 23 May 2020
Last updated: 3 Jul 2020 - see all updates

Guidance on the help and support available to protect the wellbeing of people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on support, information, food and other essentials
Gift card schemes

Gift card schemes

Information about gift card scheme offers which provide a contactless, safe and secure way to allow others to shop in store for them.

Table of gift card scheme offers (accurate as at May 2020)

 

Retailer

What is the offer

How to access the offer

Help

(ensure you have any order numbers to hand)

Asda

 

Volunteer Shopping Card:

E-Gift card distributed by email to a friend or helper

Asda volunteer shopping e-card

 

0800 519 33 33 (general helpline)

(9am – 5pm Monday to Friday)

Volunteer Shopping Card:

Physical card which can be dispatched by post to the person of your choice

Asda  volunteer shopping card

 

Tesco

Volunteer e-Gift card distributed by email to a friend or helper

Tesco gift cards

 

 0800 50 55 55

(8am – 8pm Monday to Saturday and 9am – 6pm Sunday)

FAQ Section

Sainsburys

Volunteer Shopping Card:

E-Gift card distributed by email to a friend or helper

Sainsbury's gift card

 

0371 200 1597

overseas, +44 1765 643128.

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm and Saturdays 9am to 12:30pm

Email: Sainsburys@voucherexpress.net

FAQ Section

Morrisons

Digital card

Distributed by email to a friend or helper

Morrisons digital gift card

 

Morrisons Gift Card Support: 0344 381 5042, 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week

FAQ Section

Physical card

Can order Gift Card online and it will be dispatched by post to person of your choice

Morrisons gift card

 

Waitrose

Physical gift card only

Can order Gift Card online and it will be dispatched by post to person of your choice

JohnLewisGiftCard

Phone: 0330 123 0350

Volunteer e-Gift card distributed by email to a friend or helper WaitroseE-giftCard

Aldi

Aldi Voucher (physical card)

Blue Voucher – everyday essentials

Orange Voucher – everyday essentials excluding alcohol

Can order Gift Card online and it will be dispatched by post to person of your choice

Aldi vouchers

 

Phone: 0800 042 0800

Monday to Saturday 8:00 to 20:00 and Sunday 10:00 to 16:00

E-mail: vouchers@aldi.co.uk

Co-op

Community Shopping Card (physical card)

Order by phone and dispatched to you by post. You can then pass the card to the person of your choice.

Can also connect to local volunteers in area if needed to collect and deliver shopping

Dedicated Co-op phone line: 0800 029 4592

Call the dedicated Co-op phone line:

0800 029 4592

 


Contact

Email: nonshielded_atrisk@gov.scot

First published: 23 May 2020 Last updated: 3 Jul 2020 -