Cork Penny Dinners open Norths...


Cork Penny Dinners open Northside hub

Rebecca Noonan
Rebecca Noonan

08:35 2 Apr 2020

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Cork Penny Dinners have set up a hub on the northside of the city to help people who may be struggling to feed themselves and their family.

The charity have set up a hub at St Vincent's GAA Club on Blarney Road where volunteers are preparing food hampers and have plans for a second one on the southside of the city.

Penny Dinners usually serves around 2,000 meals a week, however they say they have seen a huge increase in the number of people seeking help since hundreds of thousands of people were laid off due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

Speaking to RedFM News, Catriona Twomey outlined how people can help.

"What we need now is things like instant mash, tins of stew, tins of steak and kidney pie, Pot Noodles, Hot Cups, rice, pasta, tea, coffee, sugar, cereals, porridge - things that would be the staples for anybody in a hamper.

"We've had a huge demand for hampers so we want to be prepared."

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