Whyteleafe food bank benefits from community generosity

Generous shoppers at Morrisons in Caterham have ensured that families in need will receive some new year treats, after raising nearly £1,000 for the Whyteleafe food bank.

The Christmas Giving Tree was decorated with £1, £2 and £5 tokens, allowing customers to pick one and pay for it at the checkout with the rest of their shopping.  

The final amount of £956 will be given to the food bank in January.

Sara Jones, chairman of Whyteleafe Community Hub, said:

"We are so grateful for Morrisons' initiative, and are overwhelmed by the support from their customers. It's a joy to see Morrisons shoppers live by the store's mantra of 'What Matters', as their generosity will enable us to continue helping those most in need within the community."

The Whyteleafe food bank has fed over 300 local people in Whyteleafe, Kenley, Warlingham, Hamsey Green, Caterham Valley and Caterham on the Hill during December.

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Morrisons Caterham community giving tree

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