Saint Vincent De Paul to distribute up to 2500 food hampers in Cork

They're to be distributed to family's in need over the festive season

The Saint Vincent De Paul's annual Christmas Food Appeal was launched yesterday by Lord Mayor Tony Fitzgerald.

The Irish Examiner reports up to 200 hampers will be delivered a week to families in need from December 12th.

Each hamper will contain a variety of meat goods, vegetables, Christmas cakes and selection boxes for children.

The charity will be holding special collections for cash and food donations over the coming months and are appealing to schools and companies interested in supporting their campaign to contact them. 

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