Foodbank appeal launched

Tesco staff and customers have been backing the foodbank appeal since 2012
Tesco staff and customers have been backing the foodbank appeal since 2012
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Superstore giant Tesco launch their annual foodbank appeal today.

For the first time, staff will have a collection point in Falkirk High Street as well as its stores in the Central Retail Park and Redding.

The neighbourhood collection appeal with its partner charities the Trussell Trust and Fareshare for the benefit of individuals and families in need will run until Saturday.

Customers can donate food or cash.

Tesco will add an extra 30 per cent to all donations in the form of financial support to help both charities expand their network.

Since the collection launched nationwide in 2012, more than 27.5 million meals have been donated and over 39,000 volunteers have been involved.