How Shaftesbury’s Open House Makes A Difference

Alfred’s Donna Bernard visits Shaftesbury charity Open House to hear how they assist locals who need food, support and advice.

Donna meets Shaftesbury resident Florence, who says the volunteers and service provide ‘a safety net’.

Nikki Hall and Helen Beecham

Open House is providing packs of home-schooling materials – pens, paper, pencils. Soon, they hope to launch Open Fridge, allowing supermarkets and restaurants to donate surplus items.