Kimberley Food Bank prepares Christmas hampers

It's pitch in weekend at the Kimberley Food Bank as hampers go out.

Volunteers unload the truck at the Kimberley Food Bank.

Familiar faces were in evidence at the Anglican Church Hall last Thursday as volunteers unloaded a huge truckload of food. Inside the hall, other volunteers sorted through donated food, toys and clothing to prepare about 200 Christmas hampers for Kimberley’s needy families.

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