Morrisons' Whitefield store has announced it will carry on to support the community by joining the national effort to help prevent holiday hunger this summer.

Over the coming weeks, Morrisons community champion Rochelle Gardner at Whitefield’s store will work with St Andrews Church Breakfast Club in Hillcock to help provide the food they need the most to help support families and children this summer.

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A total of 499 Morrisons stores and 26 manufacturing and logistic sites will support school holiday activity programmes, arranged by schools, community groups and the Holiday Activities and Food Programme by donating £100,000 of food across the UK this summer.

Also, Morrisons cafés across the UK have joined forces with Warburtons to give away two free crumpets when customers "Ask for Ellen" between July 17 and August 13.

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To help those in need, Morrisons already gives surplus food to local causes such as food banks and community groups through its unsold food programme.

Its in-store Food Bank "Pick Up Pack" scheme also allows customers to purchase a bag filled with a mix of food products, which are distributed to local food banks and community organisations by the in-store community champions.

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