Conwy Food Bank to the Rescue

I am a mother of 5 children and was due a UC payment on the 20th December.  I was relying on my payment to do my Christmas food shop and to buy my children’s smaller presents.  I found out a couple of days before the payment was due that there was a problem with my bank account and was told that I would not get the payment till after Christmas.

This sent me into a panic about what I was going to do.  I was in tears and just didn’t know what to do.  I was then referred to Conwy Foodbank on the Friday morning.

That afternoon I was shocked when I opened the front door to a gentleman with lots of carrier bags of food and bags of Christmas gifts for the children.

Without Conwy Foodbank I would have been lost.  I am very grateful to them for their help.  I was offered a Christmas dinner hamper but as I have now had my payment I declined so that this could be given to another family that are struggling.

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