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Milnthorpe opens food bank
12:30pm Wednesday 16th October 2013 in News
A GROUP of kind-hearted Milnthorpe residents have opened a food bank in the town.
The Christians Together project has involved worshippers from all the churches in the Milnthorpe and Heversham area.
Spokeswoman Margaret Barrow, explained: “We provide temporary emergency food parcels for those in crisis situations. Referrals for food parcels have to be made through professional agencies.
"Food collection boxes can be found in churches, schools, the library and various other locations in Milnthorpe and the surrounding area.”
On Sunday October 6, Lakes MP Tim Farron helped launch the initiative.
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