Asda Falkirk launches month long food drive to help community

Asda Falkirk is joining stores across the UK for a month-long food drive across May and June, which encourages customers to donate vital food and hygiene essentials to support their community.

By Allan Crow
Thursday, 27th May 2021, 12:30 pm
Margaret Bradie at Asda Falkirk
Margaret Bradie at Asda Falkirk

The initiative forms part of the retailer’s Fight Hunger Create Change partnership with leading charities, FareShare and the Trussell Trust.

Between April 2020 and March 2021, a record 2.5 million emergency food parcels were given to people in crisis by food banks in the Trussel Trust’s network.

Over 40,000 meals were donated throughout Scotland in the month-long food drive between May and June last year, as customers and colleagues responded to new signposting in store, which indicated the items most needed by their local food bank.

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Margaret Bradie, Asda Falkirk’s community champion said: “We are so proud of the Asda Falkirk community who always give so generously to our food drive so we can continue to support those in need, particularly during these difficult times.”

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