JJ donates ‘Helping Hand Packs’ to local families

JJ Foodservice has donated more than 200 ‘Helping Hand Packs’ to local Enfield charity The Felix Project, in order to help families in the local Enfield area to deal with the cost-of-living crisis.

The bags, put together by the wholesaler, contain a mixture of healthier snacks, drinks, and toiletries to help local families this October half term.

“Enfield is expected to be one of the hardest hit areas impacted by soaring energy bills,” said HR manager for JJ Foodservice, Joanna Florczak. “We are not the biggest business, but we are keen to help, and are very grateful to our suppliers and The Felix Project, who worked with us to donate a total of 207 Helping Hand packs.”

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The Felix Project is a redistribution charity based in London. The group rescue surplus food from suppliers, and then deliver it to over 1,000 community groups, charities, and schools across every London borough.

Charlotte Hill, chief executive of The Felix Project said, “This is a wonderful donation, with some fantastic products that will have been hugely welcomed by the recipients. We were thrilled to help deliver the packages and would like to say a big thank you to JJ Foodservice and their partners for this generous contribution at such a crucial time.”

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 07960935659.


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