Royal Mail £15,000 FareShare aid helps deliver a first class Christmas for those in need

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MAIL bosses have delivered an early Christmas present to help a charity support residents in the region.

The Royal Mail Group has donated £15,000 to support the FareShare charity, which has a depot in Peterlee and supplies food to 88 charities across the North East.

The funding will support the charity’s work in transporting surplus food to a network of worthy causes, including groups helping the homeless, the elderly, and children across the UK.

Lily Heinemann, head of corporate responsibility and community investment for Royal Mail Group, said: “We’re really pleased to be helping FareShare and the charities it supports.

“We hope our donation will make a difference to communities in County Durham and across the North East so they can enjoy nutritious meals over Christmas.”