Grocery grab delivers hope for all, as winter needs rise

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WE CAN ALL HELP: (From left) Terry Ingleton (LFCC stores coordinator), Lyn Robins (Anglicare) and Ron Webb (LFCC chairperson) with the mountain of grocery items generously donated by Wangaratta shoppers on the weekend during the Grab A Grocery event. PHOTO: Shane Douthie

ORGANISERS of Saturday morning’s Grab A Grocery event at Woolworths and Coles supermarkets in Wangaratta have been astounded by the generosity of local shoppers.

Saturday’s event saw shoppers donate 1710 items valued at $4325, slightly down on last year’s efforts but a massive result for organisers Loaves and Fishes – Christians Caring (LFCC).

The event asks supermarket shoppers to pick an item or two of a suggested list for LFCC who then distribute items to give local disadvantaged families and individuals a helping hand.

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