During the 17 weeks of shielding from April – July 2020, a total of 18,407 food boxes were delivered with the assistance of 144 organisations and individuals throughout the Newry, Mourne and Down District area. At its peak, 1,902 food boxes were delivered to our most vulnerable residents in one week.
Marie Ward, CEO of Newry Mourne and Down District Council has expressed her thanks to the volunteers who were a lifeline to so many people in our communities.
County Down Rural Community Network adds our profound thanks and commendations to all those actively helping others through volunteer driving, befriending, making and distributing PPE and so much more, for your continued and invaluable assistance to Covid Response right across our area.
Stay safe everyone.