Will Straw volunteers at Raft Foundation foodbank in Rawtenstall

THE Labour Party’s prospective candidate for Rossendale and Darwen, Will Straw, spent a morning volunteering at The Raft Foundation foodbank last week.

Mr Straw, son of Blackburn MP Jack, said: “Caroline Collins, the co-ordinator, is hoping to add toy and gift donations to the regular food packages so that those in need, and particularly families with young children, have some festive cheer.

“Caroline suggests items such as a jar of coffee, some nice toiletries or an activity voucher such as a family swim voucher or cinema voucher for a family.

“The Raft Foundation is also looking for help with deliveries the week before Christmas so do get in touch with the centre if you have any time.

“The foodbank is busier than ever as temperatures drop and we approach Christmas.”

Donations can be made to The Raft Foundation, Suite 31, 3rd Floor, Hardmans Business Centre, New Hall Hey, Rawtenstall on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10am and noon.

For more information, call 07874 206854, or email info@raftfoundation.org.

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1:57pm Tue 10 Dec 13

vicn1956 says...

To what end?
To fact find
to offer help
to get his face in the local paper
have a dig at his opponents?
I'll leave others to judge.
To what end? To fact find to offer help to get his face in the local paper have a dig at his opponents? I'll leave others to judge. vicn1956

5:30pm Tue 10 Dec 13

Michael@ClitheroeSince58 says...

vicn1956 wrote:
To what end?
To fact find
to offer help
to get his face in the local paper
have a dig at his opponents?
I'll leave others to judge.
erm all of the above that's politics
[quote][p][bold]vicn1956[/bold] wrote: To what end? To fact find to offer help to get his face in the local paper have a dig at his opponents? I'll leave others to judge.[/p][/quote]erm all of the above that's politics Michael@ClitheroeSince58

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