COMMUNITY champions for Morrisons Blackburn and Great Harwood have used a generous donation to help their local foodbank.

Sapphire United Utilities donated £30,000 to North West Morrison stores community champions last month.

Blackburn, Great Harwood and Nelson all received £1,363 in store vouchers to help those struggling in their local community.

Great Harwood champion Natasha Beck said: "Sapphire United Utilities generosity is nothing short of amazing.

"I am overwhelmed with their kindness and the amazing impact it has allowed me to have on our local community."

Champion for Blackburn, Ryan Osman added: "Through their donations we have been able to help hundreds of families in a number of different ways including providing household items for women who have fled from abuse, provided Christmas meals for refugees as well as supporting local groups provide Christmas meals for people who have fallen on hard times this year."

Sapphire United Utilities have announced that they will be donating a further £30,000 this month.