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Hearts team up with Social Bite to produce food parcels

23rd April 2020

Heart of Midlothian is delighted to team up with Social Bite to make up food parcels that are being distributed to some of the Scotland’s most vulnerable people during the current crisis.

Social Bite has restructured its business to provide emergency support and food distribution to groups who are disproportionately affected such as the homeless, vulnerable individuals and families plunged into poverty through redundancy.

Hearts’ Head of Hospitality, Graeme Pacitti, is leading a team of club and Big Hearts volunteers who are working from Tynecastle Park to produce thousands of food parcels every week.

Graeme commented: 

“We are delighted that Hearts and our charity Big Hearts are playing a part in ensuring that essential supplies are being provided for an increasing number of people who find themselves in food poverty. It is another example of the way in which our #heartsheroes are responding to the crisis to help their community.

"We have been working with Big Hearts to support “holiday hunger” programmes for families who depend on free school meals for some time. It is great that we can now build on this partnership and lend our support to Social Bite’s amazing work. “

Graeme is pictured with volunteers Martin Shevlin, David Wales and Karen Gardener.