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Arnold food bank welcomes £100 donation as demand remains high amid pandemic

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A food bank in Arnold has welcomed a boost of £100 to purchase essential food for people in need as the economic impact of the pandemic is felt across the area this Christmas.

The Nottingham’s Arnold branch made the gesture to help put food on the tables of struggling local families this Christmas.

The money was donated after he building society asked its branches to nominate projects that help the most vulnerable in their communities the team in the Gedling borough town decided to support Arnold Food Bank.

The £100 donation will be put towards the cost of providing Christmas dinners for families from in and around Arnold who access the invaluable service.

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Customer Services Assistant Sioban Dalton said: “We’re really happy to be able to donate to Arnold Food Bank to help out local families this Christmas.

“As a branch team we are also really proud to work for an organisation that continues, even at a time when everyone is facing extra challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, to play a key role in supporting those who are most at need or vulnerable.”

Photo caption (l-r): Sioban Dalton and Adam Nanda from The Nottingham present a cheque to Arnold Food Bank representative Arthur Pember.

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