The association expects to hand out over 300 tonnes of surplus food

the night before christmas eve download volunteers, surplus food in the supermarkets and pass it on to cash-strapped. whether you are a student, kontanthjælps

The association expects to hand out over 300 tonnes of surplus food

the night before christmas eve download volunteers, surplus food in the supermarkets and pass it on to cash-strapped.

whether you are a student, kontanthjælpsmodtager or a pensioner, then you can in the year to get help for the juleindkøbene.

It happens, when the association Stop Waste Local 23. 24. december share surplus food from supermarkets across the country.

President Rasmus Erichsen has great expectations for the ceremony.

We have generally experienced much greater interest in the entire project from the supermarkets in particular, where many, many more will want to be with.

- But we also find that there are more and more, as the demand for food. So there is a great demand on both to make a difference, but also to receive the help, he says.

It is not the first time, to Stop Wasting Local stand to give the financially strapped food on the table on christmas eve. The association was founded in 2016 by Rasmus Erichsen, who at that time was 17 years.

the Food donated by grocery chains such as Brugsen, Fakta, Netto and Føtex. It is food that otherwise would have been thrown out in connection with the upcoming holidays.

And it can be anything from roast pork and duck to sweets and chocolates to enjoy later in the evening, tells the president.

the Association collects julemaden from supermarkets in 109 cities and distribute it after the closing.

Last year was the association's best yet. Here distributed to 260 tonnes of food to nearly 30,000 people nationwide.

this year the association hopes to be able to help up to 40,000 people.

- the Expectation nationwide is that we are going to hand out more than 300 tonnes of food for a lot of people who need it here up to christmas, " says Rasmus Erichsen.

He adds that the volunteers do not check on the people who come to uddelingsstederne, actually need help.

You have chosen to "weights trust rather than control."

- What we are seeing is that people actually queuing up for several hours before we even open, even though it is freezing temperatures and snowing.

- It shows that it is people who have a need for this here food. I certainly wouldn't stand in line for several hours, if only I could go down in the Net, says Rasmus Erichsen.

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Updated Date: 23 December 2019, 17:00

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