Kind-hearted people raise money for foodbank and flood victims in Doncaster
Residents on a Mexborough street have have given a helping hand to people in need in Doncaster after their VE Day celebrations.
By David Kessen
Thursday, 4th June 2020, 11:24 am
Updated Thursday, 4th June 2020, 11:24 am
People living on Valley Road and The Croft, raised money at their celebration event for a Mexborough based foodbank and for flood relief effort through social distancing bingo, raffles, football cards and a tombola.
They have now donated £303.06 to Food Aware, which runs Mexborough Foodbank, and £78.25 to Fishlake Flood Relief, for families hit by the floods last November.
Foodbanks say they have seen extra pressure due the Covid crisis, while many Fishlake residents are still trying to make their homes habitable.
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Volunteers Sean Robinson, Graham Robinson, Darren Lucas, Daniel Webb and Carol Webb celebrate the donation with Food Aware managing director Sean Gibbons
Sean Gibbons, Mexborough Foodbank Manager said :“This is a fantastic fund raising effort by these local residents. We are so grateful to for this financial support helping us to keep up with essential supplies in order to meet increased demand across our local communities.”
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