Stowmarket Bidfood depot donates specially insulated clothes to The Salvation Army to help people in need
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Bidfood’s depot in Stowmarket has donated a number of specifically insulated suits, designed to protect against freezing temperatures.
A Stowmarket wholesaler has teamed up with The Salvation Army to keep the homeless warm this winter.
Bidfood’s depot in Stowmarket donated specially insulated clothing, originally designed to be worn by employees working in the depot freezer, to the local branch of The Salvation Army.
The suits are built to withstand temparatures as low as -21°C, and previously kept employees warm for up to eight hours a day.
Daniel Johnson, Transport Router at Bidfood’s Stowmarket depot, said: “It is great to know that we can help local people who need it the most during these cold winter months.
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“We plan to keep hold of anymore insulated clothing we collect throughout the year, so we can donate even more next winter!”
Major Beverly Robilliard, from The Salvation Army in Stowmarket, said: “On behalf of The Salvation Army in Stowmarket, I would like to thank you for your thoughtful freezer suit donations.
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“Your kind generosity will really help the needy to stay warm this winter.”