Child Food Poverty – Help this half term.

We know that things are tough at the moment, luckily we have some amazing organisations and business that are rising to the challenge and offering help and support. Here are a few we know about across Dudley Borough – Please comment and add more if you are aware of them. Lets get the message out and ensure no child in Dudley goes hungry.

Harry’s Café – High Street Brierley Hill parents have to say “Harrys Helpers” to staff – Monday -Friday Sit in or take away https://www.facebook.com/HarrysCafe65

The Lighthouse Cafe and Heaven’s Kitchen at Dudley Community Church in Salop Street, Eve Hill Dudley https://www.facebook.com/dccheavenskitchen/
  

Heaven’s Kitchen runs on a Monday Night 6 – 7 and is for those who are homeless, vulnerable or in need due to circumstance and they can get a free hot meal.  For This Week Only they are also operating a Grab and Go service on a Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon where a grab bag of cold food is provided to take away.  After this week it will operate on a Tuesday and Friday at 12 noon.

The Lighthouse Cafe is a newly opened cafe which does charge for meals, HOWEVER if anyone has a family that is in need, they can speak to Jeanette, the manager, and they will be provided with food.  The cafe this week will be open every day 9.30 – 2pm.  After this week the cafe will open 11 – 4 Monday and Tuesday and Thursday and Friday and 10 – 2 on a Saturday.

 Champion’s Church, Netherton – https://www.championschurch.org.uk/community/

deliver around 300 meals every week to families on a Tuesday

Living Hope Church – are delivering around 250 meals to families in Russell’s Hall and the surrounding areas during this week info@livinghopechurch.org.uk / 07866 589 888

Black Country Wellbeing Centre – Gornal deliver meals on a Friday https://www.facebook.com/Black-Country-Wellbeing-Centre

High Oaks Community Centre, Brierley Hill do food collection on a Wednesday https://www.highoak-youth.com/projects/community-projects/

Revival Fires provide food parcels for families https://www.facebook.com/revivalfiresdudley/

Lunch on the Run are doing collection 10-2 you have to email them at enquiries@lunchontherun.co.uk or through their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/lunchontherun

Loaves and fishes high street Dudley do a community foodbank https://www.loavesnfishes.co.uk/our-work/foodbank/

St Thomas’s Community Association We have decided in a short space of time that we will provide packed lunches to children in the area during this October half term.  You will be able to pick up a packed lunch from Sledmere Community Centre, The School Drive (off Buffery Road), Dudley, DY2 8EH. The centre is on the left before the main school gates. You will be able to pick up the pack lunch between 11.00am and 12.00 noon. To help us prepare the right number of lunches please email stthomasca@outlook.com or message us directly

Dreamers Distillery Bar https://www.facebook.com/dreamersdistillerybar/ on the waterfront Although we only open Thursday-Sunday currently, we want to do our bit, and will be offering this free Kids Lunch throughout half term. No purchase necessary, just ask for the Kids Lunch when you arrive… and bring your Kid

 Taste from India Pensnett during the half term holiday, Free kids meals shall be available

Tuesday – Wednesday- Friday 11:30am – 1:30pm. 1 meal per child.

Please message us the night before if you require a meal for your child/ children.

As our delivery drivers shall be in their day time jobs, we are looking for volunteer delivery drivers, please message if you can help Delivery area shall be within 3 miles of dy54hy only, sorry for any inconvenience. https://www.facebook.com/tastefromindia2020/

Mick’s Caribbean is supporting kids across Dudley this half term between 12-3pm. 179 Wolverhampton Street, DY1 3AD

 Gather Café Dudley  – free food is available every Saturday 9am-2pm! Working with FareShare and Tesco Dudley, Bring a bag, sanitise your hands and help yourself. Every Saturday from 9am to 2pm. They also run a pay it forward scheme https://www.facebook.com/gatherdudleycic

Nemo’s Fish and Chips 14 Lake Street Lower Gornal DY3 2AU – message their facebook page and collect between 4-5pm https://www.facebook.com/NemosFishChips/

Fiddlesticks https://www.facebook.com/fiddlesticksCoffeeHouse/posts/174910734247949 

Fiddlesticks will offer the following to those who are entitled to FREE SCHOOL MEALS

(must have a letter, voucher or card proving your entitled)

We will provide children from 4yrs – 16 years , which is school ages. A lunch pack to take away, this will include a sandwich (ham/cheese) a pack of crisps, a fiddlesticks cookie. This will be done via a prebook system via the page ONLY. They also run a pay it forward

The Britannia Sports Bar  Stourbridge, working with Splish & Splosh Messy Play will feed any child in the area that needs a Hot Meal, Nuggets, Chips & Beans (im not a great cook but i can manage that) Monday to Friday of the school holiday next week.

Upper Crust Halesowen https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=146210677221460&id=100327715143090 Free cheese or ham sandwich and a piece of fruit at my shop over half term for any child entitled to a free school meal and in need. Upper Crust, 2 Manor Lane, Halesowen, B62 8BY. If anyone would prefer to phone the order through rather than ask in the shop please call 0121 422 5151. No child should go hungry

Wollaston Fish Bar Kids Eat FreeMONDAY THE 26TH – FRIDAY THE 30TH 12pm – 2pm

https://www.facebook.com/merchantsstourbridge/posts/1479522845589068 Merchants Stourbridge Kids eat freeMONDAY THE 26TH – THURSDAY THE 29TH 12pm – 3pm

The Backyard café  1 Charterfield Shopping Centre Charterfield Drive, Kingswinford DY6 7SH

From Wednesday 28th October until Sunday 1st November we will provide any children that need it a free packed lunch. All we ask is that you notify us by email at thebackyardcafe@outlook.com by 2pm the day before.

Lutley Oak Halesowen – you can collect take away meals free of charge from Wednesday 28th October – Friday 6th November 12pm-7pm for more information call 0121 550 3280

Google Map #AllKidsMatter 📍https://t.co/CyK4R7sKFh https://t.co/Ce9AyZSOtW

www.helpoutwhenschoolsout.co.uk 

www.allofustogether.uk free meals for kids during holidays

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