Workers of an Aberdeen food bank and crisis support centre have made the decision to temporarily close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
CFINE Community Food Pantry, the Best Start and Smile Pantry shut today following an announcement on social media.
A Facebook post said: “It is with a heavy heart that we had to make the decision of closing down our premises temporarily.
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“As of Thursday March 26, the CFINE Community Food Pantry and the Best Start and Smile Pantry will temporarily close until further notice.
“As a responsible organisation, we have the duty to safeguard our staff, volunteers and beneficiaries from the spread of Covid-19.”
Despite the closure CFINE remains committed to helping those in need and are asking those in running low on food and struggling to access it to contact the centre.
To get in touch call 01224 596156 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.