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Community Shop launches 2016 Impact Report


20/03/2017


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Community Shop has launched its latest Impact Report, tracking the positive outcomes it is achieving in the communities it serves. Now operational across four sites Community Shop is helping to build stronger individuals and more confident communities.

Community Shop launches 2016 Impact Report

Community Shop has launched its latest Impact Report, tracking the positive outcomes it is achieving in the communities it serves.

 

Now operational across four sites Community Shop is helping to build stronger individuals and more confident communities.

 

Highlights from the report include:.

 

• 98% of members report feeling that they have access to the tools and skills they need to achieve their life goals all or some of the time since joining Community Shop.

• 83% of members report feeling more positive about the future all or some of the time since joining Community Shop.

• 93% of members reported feeling that their mental wellbeing is improved all or some of the time since joining Community Shop.

• Community Shop calculates over 3,832,500 meals have been made using food from its stores in 2016.

The 2016 Impact Report, which features a foreword from Dr Christina Holweg, was launched on 14th March 2017 in the House of Lords, at a reception kindly hosted by The Lord Speaker and Baroness Jenkin. Community Shop was honoured to be joined by Melanie Onn, MP for Grimsby, the Rt Hon Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead and a range of senior executives from food manufacturing and retail. Community Shop looks forward to celebrating many more milestones in the years to come, and would like to thank everyone who has contributed to its success so far.

Please click here to view the full report.