Last night I went to the supermarket – and broke one of my New Year’s resolutions. No, I didn’t buy chocolate (well, OK, I did, but that’s not the point).
The point of failure wasn’t so much buying the chocolate (Jaffa Cakes and Chocolate Digestives, in case you’re wondering); the failure was not being able to put the chocolate in the food bank trolley.
Why? Because when I asked where the trolley had gone I was told the scheme was only for the Christmas period.
Now, I’m sure I’ll be able to get this resolution back on track by finding a new donation point over the next couple of days, but it got me thinking about the message that this sends out.
Politics and the necessity for food donations aside, surely that trolley should be there beyond the festive period. Food, like dogs, isn’t just for Christmas!
So, come on Morrisons. Bring that trolley back and I’ll put stuff in it (and it won’t just be chocolate)!