Salvation Army thanks Scarborough residents and businesses for generous food donations

The Salvation Army has thanked the public and businesses in Scarborough for their help during the coronavirus crisis.

Sunday, 26th April 2020, 6:55 am
Salvation Army Scarborough Corps Captain Angela Noble with some of the food donations.

The Salvation Army has thanked the public and businesses in Scarborough for their help during the coronavirus crisis.

The army issued a SOS in March as stocks in their food bank dwindled, leading to fears that they would not be able to meet an anticipated rise in requests for food parcels.

Since then donations from members of the public and local businesses have meant the Army has been able to meet the significant rise in demand, either from individuals visiting The Citadel centre on Alma Parade, or requests for home deliveries.

Scarborough Corps Major Stephen Noble said: “We would like to say a huge thank you to the generosity of the public and to businesses who have donated products which has allowed us to continue to run our food bank.

“It has been our immense privilege of dealing with people, and organisations like Morrisons and TESCO, who have provided such wonderful examples of generosity in either donating food or making financial contributions towards our work.”

The Army is open weekdays from 10am to noon to receive donations.

It also has a dedicated JustGiving page – JustGiving (Scarborough Salvation Army).

Requests for emergency food parcels can be made to the centre on 01723 378603.

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