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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Local Foodbank welcomed to Ballycastle Co-op store

The Ballycastle Foodbank held a food collection in the Ballycastle Co-op store on Saturday.

The Foodbank is part of a ’nationwide network’ which receive support from The Trussell Trust in an attempt to help address food poverty and hunger right across the UK.

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Ballycastle Foodbank will be making hampers for those who need some extra help this Christmas.

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Speaking at Saturday’s collection, Steven McAuley – member pioneer from the Ballycastle and Bushmills Co-op stores – said: “It was great to see so much community spirit at the food collection, so many people donated very generously to help those in need this Christmas.

”This was also a great opportunity to welcome the food bank, who are also one of this years Ballycastle store Local Causes, in store.

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”I would urge anyone who is a Co-op member to go online and choose their preferred cause for their local store.”

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