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MORE than 430 emergency food parcels have been delivered to DGHP customers since the launch of the EatWell project on April 1. DGHP, as part of Wheatley Group, Scotland's largest housing, care and property-management group, launched the service with local staff distributing parcels of much-needed household essentials to communities across the region. In the first three weeks since launch, DGHP has delivered more than 270 parcels in Dumfries and upper Nithsdale; 70 in the Annandale and Eskdale area; almost 40 in the Stewartry and more than 80 in Stranraer and Wigtownshire. Matt Foreman, DGHP's Managing Director, said: “I'd like to thank our customers for their resilience and patience during these difficult times. We are doing everything possible to identify and support our most vulnerable customers and it's heart-warming to hear so many positive messages from our customers about how much the EatWell project is helping them.” One customer from the West of the region, who received an EatWell parcel, said: “I have had a delivery of a food parcel today and I can't thank DGHP enough for being there and easing the burden for me.” A customer from the Stewartry, said: “When I was speaking to staff at DGHP, I only had a small amount of essentials left as, due to ongoing health issues, I've not been able to get out. We as a family so appreciate DGHP taking the time to send us some of the basics, it's made all the difference.” Matt added: “The new service has been so well received by customers and we are pleased we are able to support those in financial hardship, who are ill or self-isolating and feel they have no-one else to turn to for essentials and support.” If anyone would like to speak to DGHP about the EatWell project, please contact Freephone 0800 011 3447 or email customerservice@dghp.org.uk

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