Covid 19, Lincoln Food News, Tackling Poverty

Covid19 Update from Lincoln Community Larder

From the first realisation of the impact of Covid-19 Lincoln Community Larder determined to remain open throughout the restrictions despite many volunteers being unable to continue due to extra hours working, e.g. for NHS, or self-isolation. We've been using a new online system of vouchers, developed with Lincoln Food Bank and deployed earlier than expected at all centres, due to the closure of referral agencies.

Covid 19, Tackling Poverty

Helping to Feed Children and Adults in Wragby

Wragby Children Eat Free (ChEF) is a volunteer run service, and has been operating for two years, providing free lunches to any child in its local community in the school holidays. The service became active earlier than the Easter school holidays this year on the 23rd March - in response to school closures as a… Continue reading Helping to Feed Children and Adults in Wragby

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Washingborough Academy Steps up to the Plate!

Washingborough academy's school chef has expanded the provision of hot meals to include all children who would otherwise have free school meals, over 70s and local residents in self-isolation. An 87-year-old resident had been to the school himself in 1937 and said that the school action made him feel proud.

St Georges, Gainsborough
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Food at the School Gate

St George’s C of E Community Primary School in Gainsborough has designed a ‘Grab n Go’ food station at the school gates, which is feeding their school and the local community. They have painted white lines 2 metres apart on the path to ensure social distancing.    Anybody else – including passers-by - can help themselves… Continue reading Food at the School Gate