Burnley superstore's Christmas gift for church to help the homeless

Annette McGowan-Doe (right) who is a community colleague at Asda presents the cheque for 953 to Fr Parker and volunteers from the drop-in centre.
Annette McGowan-Doe (right) who is a community colleague at Asda presents the cheque for 953 to Fr Parker and volunteers from the drop-in centre.
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A church drop-in centre was given a cash windfall to help the homeless and vulnerable at Christmas.

Staff from the Burnley Asda store presented Fr Roger Parker at St Catherine's Church with £953.

The money comes from the Local Impact Grant resource and will provide a Christmas dinner and present for the disadvantaged. It will also provide clothes and toiletries so they can take a shower at the church.

The church runs a drop in centre that is open to the vulnerable all year round.