Banco Alimentar do Algarve promotes solidarity campaign in supermarkets next weekend

Volunteers are essential in any of the 130 stores

The Algarve Food Bank will promote another solidarity food collection campaign next weekend, the 25th and 26th of May, in the main supermarkets in the region.

To participate in the campaign as a volunteer, you can Sign up by clicking this link here. Registration is mandatory and must be repeated for each campaign.

In a statement, Nuno Cabrita Alves, president of the Algarve Food Bank, appeals “for everyone to unite and help in this cause”. The person responsible emphasizes that «one hour of your day will make a difference in the lives of thousands of families».

Volunteers are essential in any of the 130 stores, spread across all municipalities in the region, where it is necessary to distribute bags and, later, receive the food with the donations.

in the warehouses of Faro and Portimão, help is essential to unload food and separate it, fold bags, among other tasks.

Nuno Cabrita Alves reinforces that «in addition to volunteers in stores and in the warehouse, we need food donations». At this time, all support is essential, as thousands of families are on the threshold of poverty.

Help can be provided in stores with food or vouchers, but also in with food donations or through financial support in, from May 24th to June 2nd.

Furthermore, all companies in the food sector, such as producers, industry and distributors, can send their surpluses to the institution.

Find out more about the Algarve Food Bank through Facebook or Instagram.