Tuesday, May 16, 2017
When you work, there are things you don't see.
You don't see the chalkboard being left outside the churchyard gate.
You don't see the volunteers opening up the food bank for another week.
You don't see the donations being brought in by thoughtful members of the public.
You don't see the first time visitor walk down the path and tentatively approach the door.
You don't see the parent who's been trying to feed her children from an empty cupboard.
You don't see the sporadic stream of householders, hostellers and low income strugglers.
You don't see the pensioner emerging with his bag of ten personally-selected items.
You don't see the benefits claimant gifted tins, pasta, nappies and a friendly ear.
You don't see the family back home who won't go hungry again this evening.
You don't see the food poverty all around you.
Because you work, there are things you don't see.
Bow Food Bank is open to anyone every Monday morning (except bank holidays).
Find out more about giving a donation, in goods or money.
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