Van-based street kitchen, serving hot meals & drinks, and delivering food parcels
ECHO is a community volunteer group, who collect and share with those “left out in the cold” either literally or figuratively, by todays economic reality.
Grimsby Street Kitchen
Hot meals and drinks at Grimsby Flyover
Wednesdays: midday – 2pm
Food Van Deliveries
- Hot meals
- Tea & Coffee
- Food Parcels
- Emergency provisions
To people needing support across Lincolnshire.
Lincoln Street Kitchen
Hot meals and drinks
“In the last few years our calls and the number of parcels we hand out has increased three fold.
At the moment, there is extra financial pressure on people due to Covid-19 and we’ve been helping those who may have lost their jobs or are running out of food with children at home.
I think it’s been a rude awakening for some people, perhaps those who are self-employed or were employed, to realise just how little benefits you receive. People seem to think claiming and living off of universal credit is easy, until they actually try living on just £90 a week.”
You can donate money to support homeless people facing a crisis.
Ask for help
If you know someone in Lincolnshire who needs a food parcel or other essential provisions, contact Richard or Julie Speed
ECHO welcomes donations of food and groceries, including fresh produce, by arrangement.
We’ve mapped foodbanks, community larders and affordable cafes across Lincolnshire.
Find your nearest foodbank to request help for yourself or someone in your community, volunteer your time, or make a donation.
Lincolnshire Food News from our blog:
They’re not exactly the most usual school pet, requiring considerable knowledge and skills, some specialist equipment, not to mention the careful handling – but the learning opportunities are as bountiful and delectable as the honey! Wyberton Primary Academy near Boston shows us how it’s done, with a little help from Willoughby Road Allotment Association. The… Continue reading Can kids keep bees?
Lincolnshire resident, Mrs Smith (1892-94) can teach us a huge amount about sustainable living, local food and minimising waste.
More about Mrs Smith’s life and home, by Sally Bird, Learning and Development Officer at Mrs Smith’s Cottage.
1. Getting your hands dirty is transformative
2. The good food economy is a shared endeavour
3. Intergenerational friendship matters
4. Solidarity is on the rise
A question: What would we do differently if we no longer needed foodbanks?