Food for families is needed this Christmas

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GIVE NOW: Uniting Wangaratta’s Sue Oats and Zoe Ievenieks want to see their boxes filled with donations of Food for Families. PHOTO: Kieran Tilly

THE community is being asked to help families put food on their table this Christmas, with around one in seven people in our own region living in poverty.

Uniting Wangaratta is among the branches collecting non-perishable food and toiletries for the Food for Families appeal, which is being conducted in partnership with WAW Wangaratta.

Food for Families addresses the immediate need to provide families with groceries this Christmas and is seeking significant donations to tackle the increasingly urgent and heartbreaking reality of empty cupboards in Australian households.

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