Foodbank teams up with Haywards Heath Sainsbury’s

A permanent collection box at a supermarket will help people who struggle to buy food.

Sainsbury’s in Bannister Way will be working with the Haywards Heath Foodbank to help collect food to keep the charity’s supplies stocked up.

Sainsburys Haywards Heath is allowing the food bank a permanent collection box. L-R Victoria Ponsford (donating food), Jenny Jones and Rafe Overy (Sainsbury), Peter Sargent and Sally Martin (Haywards Heath Foodbank) and Joel Watts (Sainsbury). Pic Steve Robards SUS-150303-132910001

Sainsburys Haywards Heath is allowing the food bank a permanent collection box. L-R Victoria Ponsford (donating food), Jenny Jones and Rafe Overy (Sainsbury), Peter Sargent and Sally Martin (Haywards Heath Foodbank) and Joel Watts (Sainsbury). Pic Steve Robards SUS-150303-132910001

Jenny Jones, who works at Sainsbury’s said: “Sainsbury’s customers have always been very generous with the Foodbank which last collected on February 13, and received a massive one and a half tons from the public.” She said customers have donated 15 tons of food in three years.