charity\'s supplies running low as demand for food assistance across tasmania rises
Over the past year, 2 million meals have been delivered to the Tasman community, but CEO Edward Gordon says demand will only increase.
On Saturday, about 100 volunteers weighed, packed and sealed 30,000 boxes in Devonport, all destined to go to Tasman in need.
\"Sadly, demand continues to grow,\" Gordon said . \"
\"Other bills are passing and the kids are going back to school next week so there are bills to pay there.
Gordon said demand for aid is increasing across the state.
\"There is a lot of food in the kimburg area at the moment,\" he said . \".
\"An organization there supplies 84 families a week.
\"In Devonport, I received an order on Friday to send 400 urgent obstacles to one of our charities.
Volunteer Mac Russell spent hours packing food into a zipper
Lock bag said back to others.
\"We have a great [production]
\"Chain, very efficient, it\'s interesting to do it,\" he said . \".
Food store Zambrero donated food and packaging equipment for the day.
\"We decided last year to hold our first packing day and let us go back to tazhou,\" said Stuart Churton of Zambrero . \".
\"It is hoped that these foods will have a huge impact on the community.
\"The food bank wants more companies to increase their contributions first.
The busiest time of yearChristmas.
\"We hope to have more of these days because we need to do so,\" Gordon said . \".
Organization, welfare, homelessness, teaching assistant, Devonport-