and Foodbank help needy residents in Burnham and Highbridge
and Highbridge Police have teamed up with the Highbridge Area
Foodbank to help those in need this winter.
Foodbank launched earlier
this year to help those in serious financial need through
no fault of their own, due to such things as unemployment, illness,
benefit delays, or an unexpected or large bill which can result
in a family or individuals having insufficient funds to buy essential
food is available from the Foodbank for three days, allowing other
agencies to then step in with a more permanent solution. Each
person helped can come back to the Foodbank up to three times
Ian Kennett from Burnham-On-Sea Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Working with the Highbridge Area Foodbank group we are now
in possession of a number of food boxes, which we will able to
distribute to anyone we feel might be in need of them."
Hanmer, from The Highbridge Area Foodbank, added: "The Highbridge
Area Foodbank was established this year to provide emergency food
to help those in our area who are in crisis."
are delighted that the Police are supporting this project through
Burnham Station, this does mean they will be able to supply food
to people they encounter during the course of their duties who
are in need."
"The food is generously donated by members of the public
and we are very grateful to them for their help."
you would like more information about Foodbank or you would like
to make a donation, please contact the Hope Baptist Church in
PCSO Sarah England from Highbridge Police with Jim Hanmer