Your Local Pantry Stockport have been named ‘Team of the Year’ at the Tpas Awards.
The team won the award for providing local people with an affordable food offer whilst they were shielding or self-isolating. The team also set up a delivery service during the pandemic, to enable the service to reach more vulnerable customers that may not have been accessing the pantry previously.
Your Local Pantry, part of Foundations Stockport, is a network of member – run community food stores, set up to help reduce grocery costs for Stockport residents who are struggling financially. Your Local Pantry provides dignity, choice and hope to an average of 374 households per week and are volunteer-led, ran by the community for the community.
The awards took place on Friday during a virtual event.
Roger Phillips, Chair of Foundations Board said:
“Congratulations to the pantry team, this award is very well deserved. Your commitment to helping people and innovative ways of working have meant people across Stockport were supported throughout the pandemic, the pantry is a real lifeline for people and deserves this recognition.”