Butler community group welcomes donations for hampers


i60 Community Services project development manager Carolyn Edwards. Picture: Martin Kennealey        d457908
i60 Community Services project development manager Carolyn Edwards. Picture: Martin Kennealey        d457908

A BUTLER community group holds weekly food relief programs in Butler and Yanchep.

Run by i60 Community Services, the Friend in Need program provides food hampers for more than 65 families a week.

Chief executive Trischa Botha said it had already served about 20,000 meals this year, using supplies from the Coles SecondBite program, Sisters IGA in Joondalup, Foodbank, Peter’s Poultry and other local businesses and community members.

The hampers are valued at between $60 and $70 each and have perishable staples as well as fresh bread, fruit and vegetables.

Collections take place from 5.30pm to 6pm at Butler Community Centre on Tuesdays and at Yanchep Community Centre on Wednesdays.

To volunteer or recommend families who need help, call 9562 3002.

Visit www.i60communityservices.org.au for more information.