Storehouse is full again

The green crates which were filled following a collection at Morrisons in Peterhead last month.
The green crates which were filled following a collection at Morrisons in Peterhead last month.

The Joseph Storehouse based in Peterhead, has distributed more than 4,600 food packs to people in the local area since its inception in 2013.

Volunteers from the foodbank held a food collection day at Morrisons Peterhead last month to stock up on food to distribute to those less fortunate in the town over the Christmas period.

The donations filled 182 green trays/crates which - the generosity of the public overwhelming those who went along to help on the day.

The foodbank also received a number of Christmas hampers and other food donations from generous members of the public in the lead up to Christmas.

Volunteers have expressed thanks to the people of Peterhead for their generosity and kindness towards others in the community.

“Their donations made a difference to many families and individuals in our town over the Christmas period,” said a spokeswoman.

The Joseph Storehouse is based in the Apex Centre in the town’s Broad Street.

It is open from 4pm to 5.30pm on Wednesdays and provide food packs to people in need in the Peterhead area.

It offers a free, friendly and confidential service to support people in need.

People are referred by various agencies and collect their weekly food packs on Wednesdays.

The food packs cater for people who have full cooking facilities, microwaves and kettles, and sometimes no electricity.

For more details log on to their Facebook page.