£19,000 per annum equivalent – 6 months fixed contract Starting date: Monday June 28th 2021 37.5 hours per week Working hours to be flexible dependant of the needs of the operation Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor, Lincs Co-op Pilot Location: FareShare Midlands, Vulcan Park, George Street, Lincoln LN5 8LG Summary of Role Purpose This is anContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Warehouse Coordinator & Van Driver”
Did you know there are over 40 foodbanks and community larders in Lincolnshire, including: Deepings, Gainsborough, Grantham, Horncastle, Lincoln, Louth, Skegness, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford? People using the food banks had risen from nearly 1,600 in May 2019 to 7,216 in May 2020 (and this may still be an under-estimate) – an increase of 450%.Continue reading “Lincolnshire’s foodbanks are struggling under Covid”
Lincoln Community Larder has opened its fourth delivery and drop off point at St Mary’s Church Welton.
From here, the Larder is providing basic needs for those who are Covid-vulnerable, recognising how difficult it can be for anyone who is sick and those with special needs in rural areas to gain access basic provisions and wholesome food.
The Lincoln Food Partnership now has an Emergency Response group, made up of the main emergency foodbanks in the city: Lincoln Foodbank (run by Acts Trust), Lincoln Community Larder and Lincoln Mosque. The Emergency Response group is now running nine centres where people without funds for food can pick up a free emergency food parcel.Continue reading “Lincoln foodbanks work better together!”
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.