More than 500 teachers and staff from Pontefract Academies Trust are collecting tins of food and urgent items to donate to the Pontefract food bank. The Trust are pleased to be able to help them continue their phenomenal work of helping those needing support especially the increased numbers during the pandemic.
Pontefract Food Bank which is based at Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract are delighted to have the support of Pontefract Academies Trust as they’re urgently needing items such as tinned tuna, tinned meats, tinned potatoes, carrots and large size nappies to name just some of the products on their list. They have lots of pasta and soup.
CEO at Pontefract Academies Trust, Julian Appleyard OBE said: “I’m so incredibly proud of all the staff and teachers at Pontefract Academies Trust for as well as adapting to a new way of working they’re spending their free time to support our local community. They’ve really demonstrated their community spirit and we hope our contribution will ensure that essential food will be available for those in need. We’ve already made three drop offs, and hope to do many more.”