A NEW social supermarket called Lucie’s Pantry is set to open next week in Salford.
The aim of the supermarket is to offer residents of Pendleton who are struggling to get by a sustainable food source.
The grand opening is set for Tuesday 5th December 10:30am – 12pm at 101 Fitzwarren Street.
The launch of Lucie's Pantry is less than a week away. Join us next Tuesday, 5 Dec, to learn more about our new social supermarket and the people it supports https://t.co/Av5reovR8R #FeedingSalford #Salford #socent pic.twitter.com/KMP1cZiwBo
— Emmaus Salford (@Emmaus_Salford) November 29, 2017
How Lucie’s Pantry will work
Residents will have to become a member in order to use the pantry and becoming a member will be based on the needs of each person and geographical distance to the shop.
Once accepted as a member, they must pay £2.50 each week in order to shop up to a value of £15 worth of goods.
To become a member either visit any Salford Emmaus store or visit the pantry for an application form.
Who are Emmaus Salford
Emmaus Salford are a local charity committed to work together to end homelessness in the city.
Emmaus Salford is a charity that supports #homeless people by providing them with a home and meaningful work in a community setting.
— Emmaus Salford (@Emmaus_Salford) November 22, 2017
They have a range of shops across Salford to sell used products in order to raise funds for the charity and Lucie’s Pantry will be adding to their collection.
The funds go towards paying for accommodation, transport, living costs and other financial support for homeless people in Salford.
Their first shop opened on Seaford Road, Salford in 2009 and the charity have gone from strength to strength since then, making a real difference in the local community.
Find out more about how you could get involved in the charity here.