Mid West Simon calls on community to support food bank – Nenagh Guardian

The food bank in particular has come under immense pressure.

The food bank in particular has come under immense pressure.

In a bid to raise funds for those experiencing homelessness and poverty in Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary during Covid-19, Mid West Simon is calling on generosity of the local communities and donate what they can.
Due to restrictions, the charity’s usual calendar of fundraising activities has ground to a halt, while the demand for services has increased exponentially amid the pandemic. 
Speaking of the call to action, Mid West Simon Board Member Liam Toland said: “The food bank in particular has come under immense pressure over the past two months. Before Covid-19, Mid-West Simon were providing regular provisions to 7,300 clients. Now, that figure is closer to 8,300. This has led to an unprecedented demand for Mid-West Simon’s services and we are trying as best we can to expand

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