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Foodbank based at Catshill Baptist Church back up and running

Bromsgrove Editorial 9th Feb, 2019 Updated: 11th Feb, 2019

THE FOODBANK based at Catshill Baptist Church is up-and-running again after facing a number of challenges, writes Eve Watson.

It was launched by husband and wife Tony and Sue Hawkes five years ago but had to stop because of renovations to the church.

The foodbank also holds ‘Family Food Events’ in alliance with Catshill First School to ensure children who usually receive free school meals in term-time also food parcels for the holidays. The next one will be in the February half-term.

Keith Medler, who now manages the foodbank with wife Jackie, said: “We couldn’t do it on our own – we have 16 volunteers and it’s nice to see there is a passion for what we do.”

The foodbank team also helps people get support with other issues such as debt problems and finding suitable housing.

The foodbank is open every Wednesday from 10am to 12pm.

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