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Paisley Daily Express - - Front Page -

What Ren­frew­shire Food­bank needs: ● Christ­mas treats like se­lec­tion boxes, mince pies, boxes of bis­cuits and boxes of choco­late (un­til De­cem­ber 15) ● Tins of veg­eta­bles, pota­toes, fruit, meat, fish, soup and cus­tard ● UHT milk and long-life fruit juice ● Dried rice and pasta and pasta sauces ● Toi­letries like soap, tooth­paste, shav­ing gel and sham­poo ● Toi­let roll and san­i­tary prod­ucts ● Break­fast ce­real ● Tea bags and in­stant cof­fee

Where you can do­nate: ● The Pais­ley Daily Ex­press of­fice at the YMCA, at the cor­ner of High Street and New Street, be­tween 9am and 5pm, Mon­day to Fri­day ● The Ren­frew­shire Food­bank do­na­tion cen­tre at Unit 12, 80 Aber­corn Street, Pais­ley on Mon­day and Fri­day, 10am till noon and on Thurs­day evenings from 5pm till 7pm (un­til Fri­day, De­cem­ber 22) ● Tesco stores in Pais­ley East Lane, Lin­wood and Ren­frew ● Co-op stores in Neil­ston Road, Bridge of Weir, Kil­barchan, Hous­ton and Ren­frew ● Mor­risons su­per­mar­ket in John­stone

If you think you might ben­e­fit from a Food­bank do­na­tion: ● More than 100 lo­cal or­gan­i­sa­tions in­clud­ing so­cial work de­part­ments, churches, char­i­ties, doc­tor’s surg­eries and lo­cal groups have vouch­ers for the Food­bank. If you think you might be strug­gling, talk to some­one who can help you get re­ferred to Ren­frew­shire Food­bank

Ren­frew­shire Food­bank: ● A to­tal of 4,190 emer­gency food sup­plies were handed out be­tween April 1 and Septem­ber 30 this year, com­pared to 3,038 in the same pe­riod in 2016 ● Of this num­ber, 1,152 parcels went to chil­dren be­tween April 1 and Septem­ber 30 this year, com­pared to 3,038 in the same pe­riod in 2016.

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