Support for Doncaster Food Bank with social distancing signage

A Doncaster business is helping the town’s food bank during this period of lockdown, self isolation and social distancing.

Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 2:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 8:42 am

Visual Group, based in Hunt Lane, are a manufacturer of branded company signage, working on projects from shop fascias through to roll out programs with larger clients across all sectors.

A company spokesman said: “As social distancing becomes top of everyone’s mind during this pandemic, we see the larger retailers roll out social distancing signage schemes.

“But for charities who are still providing vital goods and services, such as Doncaster Foodbank - who are serving the community to provide much needed food packages - they don’t have the monies available to them like the larger retailers.”

One of the new signs
One of the new signs

As part of its Community At Heart charity scheme, Visual Group donated social distancing signage to Doncaster Foodbank.

One of the problems that the foodbank faced, was that they do not have their own premises and organise the food parcels for the public from Doncaster Christ Church, this means they could not put anything permanent in place.

Visual Group manufactured one of their pavement A Board menu signs, which featured Social Distancing advice to stay 2m apart.

This provided a portable sign, something easy for the volunteers to take around and position where they needed.

The Doncaster Foodbank team were absolutely delighted with the signage. This now helped them to inform those visiting the foodbank to follow this advice to keep both themselves and volunteers safe as can be.

For more information about Visual Group, visit or email [email protected]

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