Pay It Forward at Middleton’s Cracked Pot Café

The Cracked Pot Cafe in Middleton has launched a ‘Pay It Forward’ scheme to support people who are struggling in the current cost of living crisis.

Customers are encouraged to pay it forward by paying for an extra hot drink, sandwich or meal when they pay for their own order. They can then pin their donated item on the board. Middleton Community Group have supported the initiative, pledging £70 worth of hot food and drink to local residents in need.

A spokesperson for the Cracked Pot Café said:

“Pay It Forward is an ongoing initiative that was launched last week, supported by Middleton Community Group. We have had an overwhelming response from the community generously donating meals and drinks for those in need to have access to.

“Our Facebook post about the scheme has been shared over 200 times and the feedback from the community has been great. We think it’s going to prove to be a real lifeline to members of our community, especially going into the school holidays and with the continued cost of living crisis.”

The Cracked Pot Cafe is on Middleton Park Avenue near the Circus.


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