Glasgow residents are being asked to volunteer to help raise funds. the meal Feeding the local community this Christmas.
As part of this year’s Tesco Food Collection, the charity Trussell Trust and FairShare are collecting food from every Tesco in the UK from 18 to 20 November.
With so many struggles and severe winters this year, there is a need to help more volunteers and deliver more food to those who need it most.
Read moreTens of thousands of people in Glasgow have offered to help with the crisis over the past seven months.
Jim Burns, director of operations at Move On, a partner with FairShare, said:
“Many people are still feeling the effects of epidemics, and with the drastic increase in heating bills and housing costs for the colder winter months, we know that many people are turning to their local grassroots organizations. Help eat this Christmas.
“We are extremely grateful to everyone who has been able to volunteer at Tesco Food Collection this year to encourage more buyers to donate the food they need at FareShare, so we continue to support them. Can keep those who need it. ”
Read more: Speaking at the opening of Glasgow’s Queen Street, Nicola Sturgeon said the universal credit cut was “taking food out of children’s mouths”.
FairShare provides food to thousands of charities, while the Trussell Trust provides emergency food packages. His chief executive, Emma Reeve, said:
“Christmas can be a very difficult time for many people, especially for troubled families. We know that many people in Glasgow will also be forced to use the food bank during the holidays because they need essentials. Can’t afford
Volunteering to support the Tesco Food Collection this November can make all the difference to your local food bank during this busy time. You can donate a few hours, and voluntarily or alternatively, you can donate food at your local Tesco donation site during the collection.
The Tesco Food Collection is the largest of its kind in the UK, and to date consumers have donated more than 40 million meals.