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Our Family Solutions Team(led by Maureen Lillywhite) is also available to listen, support and advise. We are fortunate to have Maureen working with us – source of much knowledge! We do, of course, also signpost people to other agencies – including the local Foodbank, PAFRAS, Citizens Advice Bureau, Christians Against Poverty, \ other agencies dealing with de including statutory agencies.
We cannot (nor should we) support everything and everyone but in view of current needs it seems right to share the two particular requestsbelow.
The first is from the Leeds North and West Food Bankasking for help with food donations. At present they are short of pasta sauces; tinned fruit, tinned vegetables and tomatoes, long-life milk and long-life fruit juice. Why not donate a tin or packet when you are doing a regular Supermarket shop? Many supermarkets now hold a regular collection. Please notice this is our Charity for August.
The Moor Allerton Distribution Centre is open on Tuesdays 10-12 noon and Fridays 11-1.00 p.m. at 53-55 Cranmer Bank, Moortown, Leeds LS17 51D. Tel: 07541 189059
The second is from PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers)– in particular for toiletries and nappies, washing powders Sometimes we get very focussed on the food and forget the importance of these more personal items. There is a box in church for this. Please notice this is our charity for July.
In all this it is important to remember that we have a role in changing some of these systems that cause the disparity of resource we find in our society at this time. Is this where LEEDS CITIZENScan help us? Is this where our support of local FORUMSis important? Can we make a difference? Angela