Category: Tackling Poverty

  • Helping to Feed Children and Adults in Wragby

    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 […]

  • Washingborough Academy Steps up to the Plate!

    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.

  • Food at the School Gate

    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 […]

  • Food Need in Rural Lincolnshire up 400%

    Food Need in Rural Lincolnshire up 400%

    Run by volunteers, Horncastle Community Larder serves not only the town, but villages in the rural hinterland. Through referrals, it provides food parcels to those in food need as a stop gap whilst more permanent solutions are sought.

  • Tackling Food Poverty in Sleaford and Surrounding Villages

    Tackling Food Poverty in Sleaford and Surrounding Villages

    Sleaford New Life Community Larder is addressing food poverty in North Kesteven District, offering a three-day supply of food and other items to around 1,300 people a year. Running since 2008, the Larder has secured a number of awards for its community work.

  • Some Covid-19 food responses in Lincoln City

    Some Covid-19 food responses in Lincoln City

    Covid-19 is changing the food landscape. This is a summary of information we have received from some of the organisations in the City that are setting up food responses. This will change day to day – we are working hard to keep this up to date. We will be pleased to act as a conduit for information: do let us know of any initiatives and updates.

  • Lincs Van Hire donates van to Lincoln Food Bank

    The Lincoln Food Bank (Trussell Trust) received a most welcome surprise Christmas present this year. Lincs Van Hire very generously presented them with a new delivery van and are going to maintain it free on a five year lease. “I think we all take for granted being able to cook a meal when there are […]

  • Lincoln is a Fairtrade City

    Lincoln is a Fairtrade City

    “One of our priorities is to reduce inequality in the city and we want to extend that to reach the vision of a world where justice and sustainable development are at the heart of trade structures and practices.” Cllr Hewson

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