Posted: Sun 19th Feb 2023

Flintshire community centre “delighted” with donation for food bank service

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Feb 19th, 2023

Parkfields Community Centre in Mold were delighted to receive a grant of £2,600 from the Morrisons Foundation.

The funding will enable the charity to expand on its food bank service, which has seen a huge increase in demand during the cost of living crisis.

Gill Norris, Centre Manager explains: “Parkfields Community Fridge is a project which aims to prevent local people and their families from going hungry.

“Supermarkets and local businesses generously donate food and hygiene products that are bought with grants and donations. The grant from the Morrisons Foundation for storage racking will allow us to increase the amount of stock and the range for our project.

“We have seen an increase in the demand for our services and this will allow us to support more people within our community and will also help in reducing food waste”.

In addition to the food bank, the Centre also provides a local community hub providing services to support the local community including a cafe, a community fridge, a kids club and exercise classes for children and teenagers, all of which make a positive difference to families from all across the area.

David Scott, Morrisons Foundation Trustee said: “Initiatives like the food bank facility and services provided by Parkfields Community Centre make a huge difference to the lives of families facing hardship. “

”I’m very proud that the Morrisons Foundation has been able to help such a worthy cause in the community to help so many people in need.”

The Morrisons Foundation was set up by Morrisons supermarket in 2015 and awards grants for charity projects which help improve people’s lives.

Since launching, over £38 million has been donated to hundreds of charities across England, Scotland and Wales.

 

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