Sainsbury’s are supporting the local innovative food bank, who also delivers ! “We are a bit like an Uber Eats for the marginalised, we’ve also just opened another local foodstore and distribution service” says Terry Eckersley CEO.
River Network has partnered with local Sainsbury’s store to help serve the county with our growing food bank, helping local families who are in need. Store Manager John Bailey said “we are really happy to have partnered with River Network to help feed the local families who need our support, and I know all our colleagues will be excited also ” Linking with Sainsbury’s is going to provide a welcomed support to local communities. River Network’s CEO Terry Eckersley said” I’m really happy to have partnered with such an amazing company, I love the philanthropic foundations of the Company & it’s a great strategic fit ! & we are looking forward to serving the county with their support” Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire has written to River Network thanking us for the support of the foodbank & unique delivery service during the crisis last year. RIVER NETWORK CHARITY, offering information, guidance, signposting & support. Our Board, Leaders and team come with decades of credibility, Professional experience and qualifications. With this experience, heart and local need are looking to expand our services.
Which are Charity reaching out and helping the community through Christian concern via:
- Youth work
- Children’s services
- Family services
- Alternative education
- Home schooling
- Homeschooling Hub
- Housing Accommodation
- Training and Qualifications
- Mental Health
- Through practical and holistic development.
River Network now has a growing team over 45 staff and lots of volunteers on the teams spreading all across Derbyshire, Derby, Matlock, Alfreton, Chesterfield, Ashbourne, Glossop and Buxton.
Foodbank team leader Adam Bridger simply says “ I just love helping people “ Executive Assistant Lauren Toft helping us administratively support the foodbank. Lauren has come from a retail background with experience working and talking to members or the public and local community. Laurens teaching and education background is also helpful with our new home schooling hub. Lauren says “I’m looking forward to working and getting to know the local community and support the charity. I’m looking forward to what my future holds working for River Network and very grateful for this opportunity ” Since being with River Network Lauren has excelled in training in Domestic Abuse, represent at County Level in Youth Work forum, & got qualified in Health & Hygiene supporting Foodbank.
If you need support, want to donate or partner with River Network see link below.
If you are aged 16-24 and are interested in joining the river network team contact your work coach or local job center. We are offering many new kick start jobs available across Derbyshire www.RIVERNETWORKCHARITY.org