Perth and Kinross foodbank gets a helping hand from the Screwfix Foundation

Perth and Kinross Foodbank, based in Perthshire, is celebrating after being awarded £5,000 worth of funding from The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and facilities for those in need.

Eleanor Kelleher, Project Coordinator comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much needed funds. The money has not only been used towards maintenance of the facility but also to repair our goods lift and ongoing maintenance and repairs to our van. The Perth and Kinross Foodbank is a charity that provide nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people in a crisis. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Ben Bennett, Store Manager of the Screwfix store in Inveralmond Trade Park, Perth comments: “We’re really pleased that one of our local charities has been awarded funding by The Screwfix Foundation. Staff from across the business have held a variety of fundraising events to raise vital funds for The Screwfix Foundation, so it’s fantastic to see the money we have raised being invested back into such a worthwhile community project.”

The Screwfix Foundation, which launched in April 2013 donates much needed funding to help a variety of local projects throughout the UK, from repairing buildings and improving community facilities, to improving the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

It also works closely with two national charity partners, Barnardo’s children’s charity and Macmillan Cancer Support, as well as supporting smaller, local registered charities like Perth and Kinross Foodbank.

Relevant projects from across Perth are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at

For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit