Businesses are supporting the renovation of the Hyndburn Food Pantry

A local food bank has undergone an exciting new renovation of their premises on Broadway in Accrington.

Hyndburn Food Pantry is an affordable food club, providing a sustainable and dignified model of community food provision. Located at 27 Broadway in the center of Accrington (BB5 1ES) and set up to make shopping a positive experience for those who need a little help, the Food Pantry encourages the people of Hyndburn to choose the food they want and can to eat.

The recent renovation project has seen all old shelves and shelves removed and stripped down to the walls, new shelves, racks and a brand new counter installed, while a brand new kitchen has been installed and the Food Pantry membership system will be updated. also become digital.

The Foodbank received a grant of £38,500 from the National Lottery Fund for the renovation, as well as to improve infrastructure and for the purchase of food, while £4,000 was donated by the Issa Brothers’ EG Foundation for the kitchen installation and local company The Senator Group donated café furniture.

In addition to their food offering, Hyndburn Food Pantry also has a free community cafe, which provides a warm space, refreshments and a place to meet and chat with others. The café is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Eddy O’Brien, CEO of iMEP – specialists in international music event production – and Chairman of Hyndburn Food Pantry, said: “It’s fantastic to officially open the newly refurbished Hyndburn Food Pantry.

“After opening its doors in October 2021, the Foodbank needed a fresh new look and we are very happy and excited with the results.

“The whole idea of ​​the Food Bank is to make shopping a positive experience for people who need some help and this renovation allows us to do that even more.

“We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in the renovation, including The EG Foundation and The Senator Group.”

iMEP offers everything from lighting, sound, staging and special effects to fully managed production of music and theater events.

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