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Food Bank appeal prompts unprecedented support

Charity runs out of storage space

The Isle of Man Food Bank says it's been overwhelmed by a 'tsunami of support', at the end of a seasonal charity drive.

The Reverse Advent Calendar appeal has encouraged local people to collect one item of food or other essentials each day throughout December, for the charity to give to those in need over Christmas.

Donations began to pour in yesterday - at such a rate the Food Bank has needed to find more space to store it all.

Director Neal Mellon says it's been an unprecedented success:

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