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Preston firm donates 350 Easter eggs to help struggling families

Posted on - 9th April, 2020 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Charities, Friargate, Plungington, Preston News, University campus, Winckley Square

A Preston accountancy firm has donated 350 Easter eggs to the Salvation Army to be given to struggling families this Easter.

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MHA Moore and Smalley delivered the Easter eggs to the food bank in Harrington Street in time for Good Friday, to be distributed in food parcels in Preston and South Ribble.

Natalie Thomas, community project leader at the Salvation Army Preston centre, said: “With the current situation, our food donations have been seriously impacted so it’s lovely to have this generous contribution and be able to give some much needed treats in our food parcels.”

Read more: Food bank referrals double as families struggle to cope with the Coronavirus crisis

With over 800 parishes in the UK, the Salvation Army is known for its work with people who have fallen on hard times. It provides shelter and food for the homeless as well as operating food distribution centres.

Graham Gordon, managing partner of MHA Moore and Smalley, which has its head office in Winckley Square, said: “The Salvation Army does a wonderful job for vulnerable people and it is working harder than ever helping our local communities and neighbourhoods during the current coronavirus crisis.

“We hope our donation can help brighten up someone’s day during these challenging times.”

Read more: Preston firm donates equipment to frontline NHS workers

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