Gainsborough food supplier helping to feed struggling families this Christmas

A Gainsborough food supplier helped struggling families over the festive period by donating food hampers to those most in need.

At a time when family and friends would usually get together to celebrate, Noble Foods in Gainsborough was keen to focus its efforts on putting a smile on elderly residents’ faces by delivering hampers to their doors that were packed full of festive goodies, as well as essentials such as eggs, juice and tinned goods.

With support from other businesses such as Pilgrim’s, Tesco, Spar and Wefco, the packs were sent out to more than 70 residents, brimming with goodies.

Kirsty Black, HR business partner at Noble Foods, said: “The feedback we have had so far from the hampers that were sent out has been fantastic.

Hampers were delivered to families

"It is an absolute pleasure to give back to our local community, particularly at Christmas time and when it has been such an unusual year.

"The team here at Gainsborough have been incredibly passionate about looking at ways to help residents and those in need, and we were touched by the support from other businesses as well, who were keen to input once they heard about our plans.”

Continuing the goodwill, colleagues at the Gainsborough site also raised money to buy selection boxes for all the children and adults that attend local specialist academies Warren Wood and Aegir and Noble Foods donated turkeys to The Gainsborough House Community Centre, which provides a range of valuable services to vulnerable and at risk people.

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