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Foodbank worker holds back tears over Cornwall's generosity

Foodbank worker holds back tears over Cornwall's generosity

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:09pm 6th February 2019. (Updated at 6:12pm 6th February 2019)

A foodbank worker who used to rely on the meals himself says an emotional thank you to Cornwall.

It comes as Pirate FM's Tonne of Tins delivers the first batch of donations to centres in the Duchy.

The campaign has just reached the two tonne mark and the appeal does NOT stop there!

Ray, who now works at the centre in Pool, has described the Duchy's generosity as amazing.

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Pirate FM's Tonne of Tins campaign has delivered the first supplies to foodbanks thanks to Cornwall's donations

"The experiences I’ve had with several people – I’ve had a young lady come in who’d lost her income and her house.

"Believe it or not, I’ve had nurses come in that just can’t survive on the money that they earn.

"They’re working all the hours they can, they’ve got a family and they just can’t manage.

"The response to the appeal – Tonne of Tins – is fantastic. I love the idea of that. Just thank you.

"It is so touching, especially for me because I’ve come from there.

"I cannot stress enough how much emotion it’s given me to see people out there, still helping – it’s Cornwall!"

Ray, Pool Foodbank

You can check what tins to donate and where here.

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