Tuesday 13 December 2011

Barney's Fund food parcels donation for Christmas

Today, along with others on the Barney's Charity Fund committee and volunteers from the Discovery Food Programme, I took part in a photocall to mark the handover of a donation of food packs to this excellent charity.   Here’s a couple of photos and the news release from Barney’s Charity Fund :
The group with the food parcel donation
Us sorting out the food parcels

Discovery Food Programme has received a welcome boost from Barnetts Motor Group’s “Barney’s Charity Fund” with a donation of around 75 food packs to help provide emergency food relief to individuals and families experiencing financial hardship in Dundee.

Barney’s Fund committee member, Sandra Myles, was very keen to brief the rest of the committee on Discovery Food Programme’s urgent requirement for support over the festive period.  

“With such a worthwhile cause the committee had no hesitation is supporting their plea for emergency food packs and with the addition of a few Christmas puddings and selection boxes we hope to bring some festive cheer to those in need.” said chairperson Cllr Fraser Macpherson. 

Registered Scottish Charity, Discovery Food Programme has assisted over 4,400 men, women and children in 1,437 households over the past year.  However they are still in great need of assistance to continue providing this emergency food relief to those in need.  Anyone can make a donation whether it’s a bag of pasta, boxes of cereal or indeed a cash donation, the Discovery Food Programme Team would be delighted to discuss how you can help simply contact them on 222372.