Food for days …

Margaret Atteridge, 64, from Eastridge, receives a food parcel from April Engelbrecht, community worker and chairperson of Agents for Change.

Community worker and chairperson of Agents for Change, April Engelbrecht, said words could not express his thanks to the sponsors who helped fill the grocery cupboards of 40 families in Eastridge. Many of the recipients live with their children and grandchildren, who are are unemployed. Mr Engelbrecht roped in various sponsors, including Mother of the Plain and members of Coot Block Committee, from Rocklands, whom he had helped be reinstated as a community safety structure (“Coot committee continues work”, Plainsman, September 19). They contributed to the parcels and pledged their ongoing support to the people of Eastridge. Here the residents show their thanks.