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Community foodbank set up for Hope for Food

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AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports Trust are showing their support for the Hope for Food charity, based in West Howe. 

The organisation was set up in 2012 and is run entirely by volunteers, with the aim of providing life’s basic essentials on a daily basis to people in need of help due to the current economic climate.

Hope for Food’s mission is to assist men, women and children in Bournemouth and the surrounding areas, who are either homeless or living in poverty, by providing fresh food at our soup kitchens and hampers of food, as well as good quality clothing, bedding and household goods where needed.

The charity help anyone who reaches out to them and serves those who do without judgement.  

As a result, for the second time in a year, the club’s Community Sports Trust are doing their bit to show support and set up a donation point at the Slades Park Soccer Camp last week.

Attendees brought additional items along to the sessions to deposit in the donation box, which has since been dropped off at the foodbank. 

It’s not just those attending soccer camps who will be able to donate, with participants in disability sessions and women’s training also playing their part.

Following another superb initiative from the club’s Community Sports Trust, Steve Cuss spoke with afcb.co.uk.

“We are very pleased to be able to support Hope for Food through donations at our community sessions.”

“Hope for Food provide valuable support to the local community and we are pleased to be able to support in this way.”

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