Author: FoodAWARE

Thanks for all the Easter donations 2017

Huge thank for all EasterEgg donations matched by JP Walton and Son Local businesses in Mexborough & Rotherham have delivered again supporting our Easter Campaign for the third consecutive year! Thank you to staff and customers of Halifax Bank (in Mexborough & Rotherham), Nat West, Wetherspoon Old Market Hall & Dearne Valley Weekender who have donated over 100 Easter Eggs to our campaign….and these have been matched….and more by local haulage firm JP Walton & Son. Thank you to George and Seren Simmondite who were around to help us to collect donated Easter Eggs from Wetherspoons. Most of the...

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Easter Appeal 2017

Once again FoodAWARE will be working alongside local businesses in an Easter Campaign to collect and share donated Easter eggs, chocolate, Easter art sets etc to various projects throughout the region. If you wish to support the campaign and donating please view the poster to find your nearest donation point....

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Halifax Bank supporting the Community

Staff and customers of Halifax bank branches in Mexborough and Rotherham have been busy collecting festive food, toys and smellies to support local families les fortunate this year in our communities. Huge thanks to Sarah Maxfield, Branch Manager at Mexborough branch and Nina Hicks, Branch Manager at Rotherham branch for co-ordinating these festive collections which kicked off at the end of Nov with over 40 chocolate advent calendars being donated. All festive donations will make a huge difference to local families struggling at this time of year via our Mexborough Foodbank and Maltby Foodbank and other community projects. Merry...

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Hallam FM Cash4Kids Toys Distribution

A huge thanks to HallamFM and their Cash4Kids projects which will allow toys to be distributed throughout our projects this Christmas for various families. For further details on the HallamFM Cash4Kids project and how you can support it please visit this link – HallamFM Cash4Kids...

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Partnering with JP Walton & Sons and Lidl to help disadvantaged families

It was a pleasure to meet at Lidl, Mexborough this morning with Jim Walton & Emma Worley (of JP Walton & Son…one of our main project sponsors…wearing Christmas jumpers!) and one of the families benefiting from a very generous donation from JPW. Pictured is Deborah Scott who chose a festive Christmas food hamper valued over £100. Deborah and her family were selected by Mexborough Foodbank to receive a festive food hamper. Jim is also donating a further £100 in food to benefit further families via our Mexborough Foodbank provision over the festive/winter period. In addition, the Lidl store also...

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