Hundreds of hampers from Maitland Neighbourhood Centre needed to meet demand in 2016

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December 5 2016 - 7:00am
TOUGH TIMES: Hundreds of people will request a Christmas food hamper in Maitland this year. But Maitland Neighbourhood Centre said limited resources, staff and rising demand means less than half of those who need help will recieve it. Photo: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images
TOUGH TIMES: Hundreds of people will request a Christmas food hamper in Maitland this year. But Maitland Neighbourhood Centre said limited resources, staff and rising demand means less than half of those who need help will recieve it. Photo: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images

This week hundreds of people will form a line that snakes around buildings, carparks and shops toward Maitland Neighbourhood Centre at Rutherford. 

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