Foodbank in urgent plea for donations as demand soars
Foodbank has this week issued an urgent appeal for donations as
demand outstrips supply.
has doubled in recent weeks and donations are now not matching local
need, say organisers.
week the Foodbank provides half a tonne of food to those in need
in the local area. These come from all wards of Burnham-On-Sea and
Highbridge," said Chairman Wayne Sadler.
the past year 644 people were fed by the Highbridge Foodbank - these
were of all ages and included 449 children under 16."
are asked to bring in-date supplies of the following items to one
of the donation points: Tinned tomatoes, Small jars of coffee, Tins
of custard, Tins of fruit, Long life milk, Packets of smash, Tins
of rice pudding, Tins of carrots, Tins of sweetcorn, Pasta sauce,
Biscuits, snacks and chocolates for children.
can be taken to Burnham-On-Sea's Tesco store, Burnham Methodist
Church or Hope Baptist Church in Highbridge.
will also be a donation point at the Methodist Church during Burnham's
food festival later this month.