Food bank opens in Swanley High Street

News Shopper: Adam Price (34), John Kahan, Beverley Swansborough, Terry Hatch and Sue Fromings at the opening Adam Price (34), John Kahan, Beverley Swansborough, Terry Hatch and Sue Fromings at the opening

A new food bank has opened in Swanley to help people who are struggling to survive.

After many months of planning and preparation the service opened at Citizens Advice Bureau in Swanley High Street on March 11.

It is supported by the Trussell Trust, a charity which aims to empower communities to combat poverty and exclusion.

News Shopper: New food bank opens in Swanley High Street

Food bank chairman Adam Price said: "We spent some time looking for a suitable premises and are grateful to Sevenoaks District Council who found space in the existing CAB premises.”

"It is about enabling people to live their lives as fully as possible.

"The usage of food banks have doubled in recent years and this means they can get by on a day-to-day basis."

News Shopper: New food bank opens in Swanley High Street

For more information, visit swanleydistrict.foodbank.org.uk or call 07798 872 573.

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