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.

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Grimsby Street Kitchen

Hot meals and drinks at Grimsby Flyover

Wednesdays: midday – 2pm

Saturdays: 6:30-8pm

Food Van Deliveries

  • Hot meals
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Food Parcels
  • Prescriptions
  • Emergency provisions

To people needing support across Lincolnshire.

Lincoln Street Kitchen

Hot meals and drinks

Sundays 1:30-2:30


“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.”

Julie Speed


Donate funds

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

07577 568740

Donate food

ECHO welcomes donations of food and groceries, including fresh produce, by arrangement.

We’ve mapped foodbanks, community larders and affordable cafes across Greater 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:

School Food

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Learning from Mrs Smith

A project exploring our sustainable past for a sustainable future, at Mrs Smith’s Cottage. Be More… Seasonal. Sustainable. Hilda. During this time of climate crisis more people are looking to the past to learn new skills and rediscover traditional knowledge that will be able to help us live a more sustainable and environmentally friendly daily life.  […]

Learning to love vegetables

What’s the difference between snot and broccoli?  You can’t get the kids to eat the broccoli! We’re all trying to get the kids to eat more veg, right? “You can’t go play till you’ve finished your carrots. Just try a tiny bit. There’s pudding when you’ve finished your first course.” Coaxing, rewards, punishments… We can […]

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