Good morning all,
As we head towards half term we are conscious that some families may be concerned about the extra burden that will be placed on households for food during the break.
If any parents feel they need support with this please email today on the head teacher email in full confidence and we will do all we can to support you with registering for food bank parcels.
These are very difficult times for many people and although we know everyone wishes to fend for their families and are proud, this is not something that many families are in control of with the rise in cost of living and it is important to remember that there should be no negative judgement on you wishing to feed your family!
I have put the food bank details at the bottom of this post and also the information for the food box scheme which enables people to register and buy a food box for £6. These boxes can be ordered and paid for online then picked up on a Thursday containing up to £40 of food.
If any family feels in crisis over this remember we are here to help you in a confidential way and you can email the head teacher account throughout the holidays and I will do all I can to support you and your children.
This is not something we should be facing, but it is a reality for more and more families so we need to shun the shame and get what we can to see us through these difficult times.
Food boxes £6
Book and pay online at www.mannafoodboxes.com
Can be collected between 4 and 5 o clock from St John's in Long Eaton on Thursdays
and between 4.00 and 4.30 from Sawley Church also on Thursdays.
You will need to order at least a day before collecting.
They do like you to register before or you can be referred by our family liaison officer. If you wish to be referred please contact me today so I can set this up.