A south-west business has embraced the Christmas spirit and thrown its support behind Warrnambool and District Foodshare.
Staff at Westvic Staffing Solutions decided to forgo their work Christmas party and instead donate $3000 to the charity.
Chief executive officer Dean Luciani said they had long admired the work that Foodshare did and they recognised it had been a long and difficult year for many.
The support comes as Foodshare prepares to provide about 200 special hampers in the lead up to Christmas.
The hampers will include a calico bag filled with Christmas treats and fare.
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Warrnambool and District Foodshare executive officer Dedy Friebe said Christmas donations were needed from the community to provide the festive cheer.
"We know that there is a great Christmas spirit in Warrnambool and we just want to cheer up people that might need a bit of help at this time of year," he said.
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