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AFC Fylde Community Foundation and Morrisons team up to support community

AFC Fylde Community Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership with Morrisons which will see the distribution of pick-up packs to the local community, as part of our Loneliness Prevention Project.

The local Kirkham store of the national supermarket chain have generously donated pick-up packs, which includes either a pack of refreshments or hygiene essentials such as toothpaste, a toothbrush and bath products, through Morrisons Kirkham Community Champion.

Morrisons Kirkham Community Champion support local community initiatives across the Fylde, and we are excited to be in partnership.

The pick-up packs are available for the general public to buy for the Loneliness Prevention Project, creating a welcoming and friendly environment.

The Foundation recently secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to continue its ground-breaking Loneliness Prevention Project until April 2026.

Our Loneliness Prevention Project is a free 12-week programme that works collaboratively with local partners and offers a variety of holistic person-centred support, including one-to-one, group, and other activities to individuals 65+ across the Fylde Borough.

Jemma Camplin, Kirkham Morrisons Community Champion, said: “As Morrisons Kirkham Community Champion, it’s been a pleasure working with Charlotte to arrange wellness packs suitable for community members that visit daily.

“I’m confident that our partnership approach will be able to achieve positive results in our fantastic community.

“Supporting AFC Fylde Community Foundation with our wellness packs that have been purchased by our Morrisons customers and we have already had overwhelming support.”

Charlotte Rawcliffe, Loneliness Prevention Project Co-ordinator, added: “It’s fantastic to be working alongside Morrisons with the pick-up packs and it will go to support our community.

“We’re excited to be partnering with our local supermarket to deliver the pick-up packs for local Fylde residents.

AFC Fylde Community Foundation are looking forward to working with Morrisons.

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