Peterborough Foodbank has received a donation of £1,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in the city.

The foodbank, which is part of the nationwide network of foodbanks supported by The Trussell Trust, provides three days’ worth of emergency food supplies and support to people who have been referred to the charity.

Tomislav Batinic, site leader at Amazon in Peterborough, said: “Peterborough Foodbank provides fantastic support for people in our community who are experiencing food poverty.

“I’m pleased we can lend a helping hand with this donation.”

Sharon Keough, from Peterborough Foodbank, added: “On behalf of everyone at Peterborough Foodbank, I’d like to thank Tomislav and the team at Amazon in Peterborough.

 “Each donation helps us continue to provide support and services to those who need us.”