Morrison’s Starbeck are donating 15,000 lunchboxes as part of the supermarket’s nationwide campaign to help feed hungry children this half term.

Following the government’s decision not to extend free school meals into the holidays, Morrisons will be putting together a lunch box consisting of a sandwich, a piece of fruit and a Soreen snack pack.

The store are distributing the meals to local food banks, who then pass them onto families in need of support.

They’re also giving customers the chance to support the campaign by buying their ‘Pick Up Packs’, which will also be distributed to young people.

Angela Paterson, the Community Champion at Morrison’s Starbeck, said:

“I feel very passionately about this and was so happy when Morrison’s made the decision to help feed families this half term.

“To see how much support has come through all of this has been amazing, and all the Community Champions in every Morrison’s store are really getting behind the food bags.

“It just shows that our community can pull together to help each other out, particularly when times are hard.”

If you want to get involved in Morrison’s campaign at Starbeck, visit them in store and purchase one of their ‘Pick up Packs’ which will be donated to young people in need this half term.

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