Store goods for project

Asda Blyth donated an assortment of non-perishable foods worth �200 to The Matthew Project.
Asda Blyth donated an assortment of non-perishable foods worth �200 to The Matthew Project.

Staff at a county supermarket have been helping to support the community with a special donation.

Asda Blyth donated an assortment of non-perishable foods worth £200 to The Matthew Project, which will be handed out to those in need.

Donated items include toothpaste and sponges, as well as a range of canned food items, cereals, pastas and rice.

Customers at the store have also been donating by dropping items from their shopping into a trolley at the front of the store.

Community Life Champion at Asda Blyth, Diane Dinning, said: “The Matthew Project provide a great deal of help and support for the local community and a lot of families.

“We couldn’t be happier showing our appreciation by helping as much as we can.”

Mike Clark, from The Matthew Project, added: “We are incredibly grateful to Asda Blyth’s colleagues and customers for supporting us with this generous donation.”