Help at hand for the needy

I have just discovered that we have a food bank here in Alnwick the Children’s Centre.

Could readers consider making a contribution?

These people are not ‘layabouts’ or ‘scroungers’ just in real identified need.

Some may only need help temporarily while others have, for instance been struggling to choose between heat or eat.

A part-time job on minimum wage does not leave much room for manoeuvre.

Perhaps performance in school could improve with a better diet for some youngster.

Finally could I suggest the food bank as a worthy project for 2014 Jam Jar Army please.

Eileen Woodward,

Haven Meadows,


PS: The food bank is in the grounds of St Michael’s School and is run by Sure Start. It is only accessible by people who have been referred by the appropriate authorities.