The Friends of Hunslet Moor (FoHM) community hub,the former bowling hut behind Crescent Towers on Hunslet Moor, was broken into early hours of Thursday (2 March 2023).
The intruders emptied food cupboards and freezers. The food stolen was food used to feed Champion’s Soccer Saturday football and Healthy Holidays Camp.
They also stole all 150 Easter eggs, Easter prizes and a big tub of chocolate for our chocolate tombola which was all bought for our upcoming Easter Sunday event.
Lots more items were stolen including donated Christmas presents, a microwave, a bicycle and the FoHM debit card. The card was then used at the Jet garage on Dewsbury Road at 2:25am on Thursday.
Brenda Barlow, Chair of FoHM said:
“The heartbreaking thing is most of the items stolen were for our future events planned for Easter, coronation day and an afternoon cream tea for the elderly. It’s all stuff we give to our community.
“Our Easter event will still happen, we will not let this get us down.”
The community has responded asking how they can help replace the stolen items and a Go Fund Me page has been set up that has seen donations top the £300 mark already. If you would like to support the fundraising, go to: www.gofundme.com/f/champions-and-friends-of-hunslet-moor
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