Carlisle Foodbank is asking busniesses and organisations in the area to get involved with their new initiative. 

The are asking those involved to fill a collection bin with essential items over the course of seven days. 

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A spokesperson from Carlisle Foodbank said: "Get involved with our new initiative at Carlisle Foodbank. Your business or workplace has the chance to help your local community and be featured on our social media channels.

"You have one week to fill the box with urgent items. Don't miss your chance to take part in our new challenge."

To get involved please contact for more information.