(by Alicia Kelly, Worcester News, 26th August 2020)
Hundreds of local people will be receiving parcels of food, thanks to a grant of £3,000 to the Worcester Foodbank from Worcestershire Freemasons.
The grant has been used to purchase stocks of items for over 200 cooking parcels, to help individuals and families in crisis make better use of food stocks with items such as herbs, spices, condiments and cooking oil.
The money comes as staff at the Worcester Foodbank say they are braced for a spike in demand as redundancies rise.
Grahame Lucas, manager at Worcester Foodbank, said: “We are really grateful to Worcestershire Freemasons for their generous grant. It comes at a critical time when we’re anticipating further rises in…