There’s plenty to go round say food charity

Catriona Petit and Beth Campbell of Hope Kitchen, Oban.

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Hope Kitchen is urging anyone experiencing financial difficulties due to Covid-19 to make use of its Food Parcel Service.

The service is available to everyone in the community and accepts self-referrals or referrals from any organisation, can cater for all food allergies, such as coeliac, as well as providing vegetarian and vegan diets.

Beth Campbell, New Hope coordinator said: ‘Hope Kitchen wants to highlight that we are a service for everyone in the community.

‘The impact of Covid-19 has meant that people who have never experienced financial difficulties are finding it tough to make ends meet. Our food service is easy to access and confidential.

‘If you, or anyone you know, are finding that you don’t have enough food then please get in touch.

‘People often say to me that they don’t want to ask as there must be others that need it more. I want to assure people that the community has been very generous and there is more than enough to go round. We don’t want anyone suffering in silence.’

The confidential service is open to everyone in the community who is experiencing financial difficulties. Families or individuals. If you or someone you know needs help with food please contact Hope Kitchen on 01631 565730, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, or drop in to the Soroba Road centre 11.30am-1.30pm. You can also send a personal message through the Hope Kitchen Facebook page.