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Wigglesworth Communtiy Centre pledges support for Mary’s Meals
9:00am Sunday 10th March 2013 in News
Wigglesworth Community Centre has pledged its support for the charity Mary’s Meals for the next 12 months.
The charity encourages children in places like Africa to get educated by providing a simple meal to those who attend the school.
It also supplies backpacks, with essential items needed by youngsters in their everyday life and schooling.
These include a bar of soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, small towel, shorts/skirt, T-shirt, pair of flip-flops, crayons, pens, pencils sharpener, eraser, ruler, pencil case, exercise book, spoon and a small ball.
Now the centre is appealing for backpack items, which can be either new or good-quality second hand.
“Can you imagine the joy on the face of a child who has nothing when they receive a gift?” said centre manager Anne Clarke.
To find out more, contact Anne on 01729 840794 or visit marysmeals.org.uk