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Strathaven shopper scoops over a grand for local foodbank in Aldi Supermarket Sweep

Aldi Scotland's Supermarket Sweep challenge recently returned to Strathaven, and one lucky local winner raised £1275.08 for a foodbank of his choosing, while picking up £637.54 in Aldi favourites!

Strathaven shopper scoops over a grand for local foodbank in Aldi Supermarket Sweep

Article Source: Aldi Scotland
Last Updated: 13 June 2024 11:44

Aldi's popular Supermarket Sweep is inspired by the legendary gameshow and recently arrived in Strathaven. Lucky shopper Nicola Alexander, who was chosen as the winner of the competition, nominated her husband Christopher to take part in the five-minute trolley dash for charity on Thursday 30th May.

As well as taking home a trolley full of goodies, Christopher successfully found the hidden inflatable in store, meaning Aldi Scotland doubled the total value of their haul and donated the lump sum to Nicola’s nominated charity, Loaves & Fishes Foodbank.

Aldi Supermarket Sweep winner, Nicola Alexander, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been able to raise such a total for Loaves & Fishes Foodbank, it was fantastic meeting Lesley from the foodbank at the sweep and hearing more about the vital work they do for the community. Finding the inflatable flamingo was a great bonus, being able to double our total for Loaves & Fishes was super, and our daughter loved getting to pick a special buy!

“All the staff in the Strathaven store were amazing and couldn’t have been more helpful, they made it such a fun experience for everyone!”


Loaves and Fishes Foodbank Director, Lesley Smith, said: “We are incredibly grateful to Nicola, Christopher and Aldi Scotland for this generous donation to Loaves and Fishes Foodbank. It will make a significant difference in our efforts to support those in need within our community.”

Graham Nicolson, Regional Managing Director, Aldi Scotland, said: “We know that the Aldi Supermarket Sweep is a firm favourite with shoppers across the country, so we were delighted to bring it back for another year. Congratulations to Nicola and Christopher who managed to raise an incredible £1275.08 for Loaves & Fishes and snap up a whole load of Aldi treats for themselves.”

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