John Blenkiron & Sons supplied the local community centre ‘The Hub’ with donations towards their care packages. Joanna Ashwell a receptionist at John Blenkiron & Sons donated food items and treats for the care packages. Therefore, the volunteers at The Hub could make the care packages and distribute them to people in need.
The Hub supplies care packages for people who can’t afford to feed themselves and have lost their income or have reduced incomes due to the Pandemic. Creating The Treesdale Care Package Campaign in 2020 in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, providing trade to local businesses and the local community.
Rachel Tweddle the Chief Executive Officer of The Hub was grateful to receive the packages.
She said: “That is wonderful news. We are still delivering around 50 packages per week. Thank you.”
For more information on how you can donate to The Treesdale Care Packages Campaign visit: https://www.gofundme.com/f/rachel039s-campaign-for-teesdale-community-resources
or donate items of food, cleaning products, or toiletries to the donation box situated at The Hub in Barnard Castle front door Monday to Friday between 9:30 am and 5:00 pm.