Staff at a Bexhill-based holiday parks group have been described as “truly amazing” after they donated a whole van-full of gifts to a Hastings food charity. The comment was made by Dom Warren of Dom’s Food Mission who collected the donations from Park Holidays UK on Bexhill Enterprise Park.

Over the weeks leading up to Christmas, the staff of around 100 at the Glovers House headquarters of Park Holidays created a huge stockpile of larder items. When the charity came to pick up the gifts, Dom was taken aback at the generosity, saying: “The donations will make a huge difference to many local families and homeless folk who might otherwise have gone hungry this Christmas.”

Dom’s Food Mission was founded in 2015 and has since gone on to win a number of national awards for feeding the less fortunate and for making an impact on food waste. It currently distributes over two tons of food a week to those in need and prepares 6,000 meals a week using perishable ingredients donated by supermarkets and individuals.

The charity has drop-off points in Asda and Morrison’s in Hastings and has partnerships with other local outlets including Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Costa Coffee. Park Holidays UK, which operates more than 40 holiday parks across the UK and is anticipating its busiest year ever in 2022, said it was proud to be associated with such a worthy cause.

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