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:
The National Food Strategy is the UK’s first comprehensive review of the food system in over 75 years. It was commissioned by the government and lays out concrete proposals for how our food system needs to be reformed to meet health, nature and climate targets. Interestingly, it has a lot to say about schools. FoodContinue reading “Growing Food at Lincoln St Faith’s”
Farms need people.
Fewer EU workers and the Covid-19 pandemic have left a gaping hole in the number of agricultural land workers.
HMP North Sea Camp – a men’s open prison on the Lincolnshire coast – provides training and work experience to prisoners, including agricultural, horticultural and other food-related work.
This presents a particular opportunity for Lincolnshire employers in the food and farming sector to contribute powerfully to the future of prison leavers as well as increasing the safety of our communities in the future.
A Community Farm Project for Better Mental Health How would you respond, if your day to day work brought you regularly in contact with people at the farthest ebb of their mental health, maybe even on the precipice of suicide? Andy, in his work at a local landmark, deals regularly with emotionally distressed individuals. HisContinue reading “EcoSerenity Project CIC”