Steyning Wardens help deliver more than 200 food parcels

Neighbourhood wardens in Steyning, Bramber and Upper Beeding have been distributing food parcels to those in need.

They’ve been working with Horsham Matters foodbank to help deliver 206 food parcels across the district, enough food to keep 836 people- including 500 children- fed over a difficult half term.

The effort began after the council received an appeal for help from the food bank which needed volunteers to deliver food throughout Steyning.

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Happy to help, the neighbourhood wardens stepped up to the plate, delivering 33 parcels to residents throughout the towns.

Neighbourhood Warden Mike Pearce giving a helpiong hand to Horsham Matters' Mike Pell

Councillor Tricia Youtan, Cabinet Member for Community Matters and Wellbeing said: “Horsham Matters Food Bank does a terrific job of helping local people and I am so pleased that our neighbourhood wardens have been able to help distribute food to those who need it in Steyning.”

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