The Message Trust’s community groceries aren’t just helping people practically. They’re also offering people life skills, friendship and the chance to discover the ultimate source of hope – Jesus.
Jill Mallen, the Trust’s Regional Development Manager for Community Groceries, speaks to Christian Today about how the community groceries are giving people so much more than food.
CT: How do the community groceries work?
Jill: They’re open to anyone finding it tough to make ends meet. Members pay a £5 annual membership fee and can do a £4 shop with us up to three times a week. So for £4, they can fill their basket and get up to £25 worth of food, fruit, veg, bread, frozen food and non-food items like toiletries.
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