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Help Canning Town charity win kitchen appliances worth thousands

PUBLISHED: 15:54 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 08:32 13 July 2017

Helpers in the kitchen at Caritas Anchor House.

Helpers in the kitchen at Caritas Anchor House.

Caritas Anchor House

A Canning Town charity could win kitchen appliances worth thousands after being shortlisted for a community fund.

Plans for the new kitchen at Caritas Anchor House. Plans for the new kitchen at Caritas Anchor House.

Caritas Anchor House (CAH) beat hundreds of projects nationwide to make the final 10 of the Stoves Community Kitchens campaign, which donates kitchen appliances to worthy causes to help them transform their kitchen facilities.

The homelessness charity, based in Barking Road, will be introducing a professional training kitchen at its premises as part of its Home and Hope Appeal.

Linda Maytum-Wilson, the charity’s acting chief executive, said: “CAH is committed to promoting healthy living, and our training kitchen will offer opportunities to improve knowledge and skills to choose and prepare healthy meals, as well as gain catering qualifications.

“Working with Stoves would help strengthen the community services we offer and we’re delighted to have been shortlisted.”

The public has until August 20 to award bronze, silver and gold prize packages - worth between £2,000 and £5,000 - to their favourite projects by voting here.

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