With record numbers of people turning to foodbanks to stave-off hunger, the North Ayrshire Foodbank, based at the Church of the Nazerene in Ardrossan’s Glasgow Street, is to raise desperately needed funds by holding a Fun Run on Sunday, June 1st.
The event will be held at
St Matthew’s Academy in Saltcoats between 12.00pm and 4.30pm, with what
organisers describe as “a day jam-packed with entertainment” in addition
to Fun Run.
A Spokesperson for the Foodbank encouraged locals to
“Get a team of family and friends together and walk, trot or run your
way around the track to raise funds for a wonderful cause – and have a
great time doing it.”
To take part in the Fun Run and receive a
North Ayrshire Foodbank medal, teams or individuals must register – by
e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line ‘Marafun
sponsorship form’ – and each participant must commit to raising at least
The North Ayrshire Foodbank helps fight child hunger and provides food for local people plunged into crisis.