Food and Cold Weather Provision
Winter Watch and Storehouse Food Bank
Winter Watch is our winter café providing food and warmth for the homeless and isolated. Last year over 400 individuals accessed the service; Storehouse food bank distributed 4,534 food parcels, supporting 1,391 adults and 812 children.
Using surplus food from FareShare, local food sources and bulk buying Storehouse Pantry provides everyday goods to pantry members at a low cost, accessed from a local church building on Johnson Fold.
Local Welfare Provision, Christmas Dinner on Jesus and BL Lunches
Local Welfare Provision (crisis food) issues over 1,800 parcels, supporting 2300 adults and nearly 1000 children each year. We also provide 1200 Christmas hampers and 1,300 packed lunches a day during the school summer holidays.
Friends of Fun Food
Friends of Fun Food is a project offering cooking and meal planning support to our clients and fun food sessions to schools and communities.