in Burnham and Brent Knoll boost Highbridge Food Bank stocks
stocks at Highbridge's Food Bank have been given a boost by pupils
in the Burnham-On-Sea area celebrating harvest festivals.
children have been encouraged to bring with them a food item to
donate to the food bank to help needy local people and, with the
backing of their parents, huge generosity has been shown.
St Andrews Junior School held its annual Harvest Festival
at St Andrews Church where the church was full of parents
Gavin Morris thanked parents who joined in the celebration, adding:
"The school council did a great job in picking such a worthwhile
cause to receive our donations this year. Well done everyone!"
Brent Knoll Primary School's pupils celebrated harvest with a
service at the village's St Michaels Church. During the
service, the pupils in class 1 gave out bread rolls that they
had made, class 2 told the congregation all about fair trade and
all the children joined in to sing harvest hymns.
Karen Davidson said: "Our families have been extremely generous
and we are delighted that we have so much food to give to the
Highbridge Food Bank."