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Stephen walks from Faversham to Canterbury for Food Bank


Eight year old Stephen Brown heard about the work of Canterbury Food Bank and decided that he wanted to help. But what to do?

This very determined young man persuaded his parents to accompany him on a sponsored walk from Faversham to Canterbury in order to raise funds and buy food for the charity. He raised £173 and from our shopping list bought his donations, which he then brought to the warehouse for sorting.

Stephen was keen to see the process all the way through, packing some food parcels and following these to the St Dunstan’s distribution centre and on to the clients who were attending that day.

He says of experience: “I felt shocked because I didn’t know that young children needed help in order to find food. I feel proud that I raised money to buy food for the Canterbury Food Bank.”