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Lunch Positive host community café at Pride on Preston Park

Besi Besemar August 3, 2017

Lunch Positive, the local HIV charity that provides a weekly HIV lunch club is staging it’s Community Café at Pride again this year.

The café will be located in the Community Village at the south end of Preston Park on Saturday, August 5. Volunteers from Lunch Positive will be preparing and selling a range of affordable food and drink, with every penny raised on the day going to help run the lunch club over the coming year.

Gary Pargeter
Gary Pargeter

Lunch Positive Service Manager, Gary Pargeter, said: “Staging our café at Pride is always a hugely exciting and important community event, and a very important fundraiser to us.

“This year the support we’ve had in putting this together has been amazing with over 40 people who use the lunch club, our volunteer team, friends and supporters offer us their help.

“Everyone’s been amazing. It’s a wonderful example of community engagement, Lunch Positive being valued, and genuine empowerment for everyone involved. We’re so incredibly grateful, and hope that everyone has a fabulous day!

“Please come along and see us, and know that every penny raised goes to a charity that helps people locally.”