Horton Treatment Centre support Banbury Foodbank in the lead up to Christmas
Thursday 14 December 2017
Staff at Horton Treatment Centre have been busy donating food to the Banbury Foodbank ready for the festive period in a bid to help and support local families.
Banbury Foodbank, based at the People Church is part of The Trussell Trust’s network of 428 foodbanks, working to tackle food poverty and hunger in local communities, as well as across the UK.
Horton Treatment Centre successfully hospital donated 450 items of food and grocery supplies ready for Christmas. The donations varied from cans of soup, vegetables and baked beans to cereals, pasta and other vital supplies such as UHT milk and nappies for those with small children.
David Munt, General Manager said 'This is a great local initiative to support as a hospital and I am glad to see so many of our staff getting involved and donating so generously.'
In 2016/17, The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network provided 1,182,954 three-day emergency food supplies and support to UK people in crisis. Of these, over 430,000 went to children.
To learn more about Banbury Foodbank visit: https://banbury.foodbank.org.uk/.