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Eyeing up tasty donations

11 February, 2016

Staff at Specsavers in Acocks Green are appealing to the local community to join their efforts to support the local foodbank.

The store has become a collection point for the Sparkhill foodbank and the team are looking for donations of in-date, non-perishable foods. Donated items are then given to local people in need.

‘This is such a simple but effective initiative,’ said Ramiz Ahmed, store director. ‘Most of us have a bag of pasta or tin of soup in our cupboards that we could go without, so hopefully we can really make a difference to those who are less fortunate than ourselves.’

The Sparkhill foodbank is designed to help individuals and families in crisis, through the provision of emergency food supplies. 

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