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:
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