Students, parents and staff at an Immingham school have joined together to celebrate the Harvest and support a local charity and those in need.
Oasis Academy Immingham, situated in the heart of North East Lincolnshire has donated over 50 food items to CARE, a local charity also located in North East Lincolnshire, dedicated to relieving poverty, hardship and distress to those in need within the local community.
Sara McLoughlin, Principal of Oasis Academy Immingham, commented, saying; “I am so very proud of all our students for donating so much food to help and support those in need within the local area.”
CARE is passionate about bringing dignity and compassion into the lives of those who for some reason find themselves at a point of need. These are primarily the marginalised, vulnerable and disadvantaged, particularly economically and socially who live-in North East Lincolnshire.
Neil Gallafent, Assistant Principal at Oasis Academy Immingham, added; “The school community was keen to help support such a worthwhile cause in North Lincolnshire.”
Students at Oasis Academy Immingham – from the youngest in Year 7 to the oldest in Year 11 – brought in bag and box loads of supplies, including long-life milk, pot noodles, cereal and coffee to hand over to the team at CARE.
Elaine Norton, from CARE, thanked students, staff and parents at the academy and said; “The team at CARE work incredibly hard providing an essential service across the area to those unfortunate enough to find themselves in need.”
“Harvest is an important time of the year to remember that many people don’t have access to food in the way that we do, and here at CARE we are thankful we are able to support so many people through the generous donations we receive.”
“Donations from Harvest Festivals such as the one at Oasis Academy Immingham are essential – the food is stocked into our daily bread food larders and enables us to continue providing food for people in need. We are grateful for your support and the support of the Immingham community”