Longhurst Group donates hundreds of kilos of products to Peterborough Food Bank
23 December 2019
Longhurst Group is delighted to have been able to donate almost a quarter of a tonne of products to the Peterborough Food Bank in time for Christmas.
Colleagues from our office in the city, as well as from the care schemes in the area, collected 235 kilograms of donations in the lead up to the festive period.
It has now been donated to the Peterborough Food Bank, which helps local people in crisis, to be distributed to those in need.
Sareeta Sharma, Community Investment Lead, said the donation demonstrated our commitment to improving lives and the generosity among our colleagues.
She said: “This donation will help enable the Food Bank to give everyone referred to them a balanced and nutritious three-day supply of food.
“Thanks to the generosity and kindness of our colleagues, these vital services can be extended and help even more people.
This donation will help enable the Food Bank to give everyone referred to them a balanced and nutritious three-day supply of food.
“The donation also supports our vision within our recently launched Improving Lives 2025 strategy of improving people’s Health and Wellbeing and Economic Resilience.
“Everyone here hopes these donations can provide a small bit of comfort to those who use the Food Bank at what can be a difficult time of year.”
Sareeta presented the food to the Food Bank alongside Meg Sanger, Assistant Surveyor.
She added: “The volunteers were overwhelmed by the volume of donations. I am delighted with the response of our colleagues to the collection.
“We are all truly thankful to all the colleagues who have been so very generous towards our collection.”