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Manchester Central Foodbank Gets Boost Thanks To Donations From Local Law Firm

Irwin Mitchell’s Collection Helps Charity Prepare More Than 50 Meals

15.07.2019

Emma Bolton, Press Officer | +44 (0)114 294 7843

The Manchester Central Foodbank has received a boost after local lawyers once again offered a helping hand to the charity by collecting a number of donations to support those struggling with food poverty in the city.

Staff at the Manchester office of Irwin Mitchell have contributed to filling a donation bin for the organisation, which was first established in 2013 and is part of the Trussell Trust’s network of more than 400 foodbanks across the UK.

It has since emerged that the food items donated will allow the charity to provide in excess of 50 meals through the emergency food parcels the charity provides to individuals and families experiencing food poverty in the local area.

The latest generous donations have come just months after Irwin Mitchell’s Manchester office also provided more than 140 chocolate eggs to the foodbank as part of a special Easter initiative.

William Howe, the trainee solicitor at the Irwin Mitchell Manchester office who coordinated the latest round of donations, said: “Our entire firm is committed to doing what it can to support the local communities where we are based and we are pleased to have developed close links with some very important causes across the city.”

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“The Manchester Central Foodbank does incredible work for people going through a difficult time and we are delighted to be able to support the organisation in any way we can. Our staff were keen to contribute to these latest donations and we hope that the meals will make a real difference to individuals and families in our community.”
Ros Bever, Partner

Amy Archie, Project Manager at the Manchester Central Foodbank, added: “The support of organisations like Irwin Mitchell makes a huge difference to our work and we are very grateful to them for their continued efforts. So many people across the city are struggling at the moment, but these donations mean we are in a better position to support our community and ensure the users of our foodbank have access to healthy and nutritious meals.”