As the lockdown continues, we know there are many isolated people and families really struggling to make ends meet.
No-one should be going hungry and Bevy Meals on Wheels can provide you and your family with healthy, nutritious, affordable meals delivered to your door. Please get in touch on 01273 281009 or firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how we can help.
There are a number of other ways to access low-cost or free food if you live in the area. Here are some of them:
Bevendean Food Bank
COLLECTION weekly on Wednesdays. For residents of Lower and High Bevendean, Moulsecoomb, Bates Estate, Saunders Park, Meadow View and Lewes Road corridor. Contact 07449 464695 or email@example.com
Real Junk Food Project – Bevendean Food Hub.
Pay as you feel food hub at 13 Leybourne Parade BN2 4LW. Open daily Monday to Friday 14:00 till 16:00 provided there is sufficient food to distribute.
Visitors will not be able to browse for food but will be presented with pre-packed containers or bags at the door. http://www.realjunkfoodbrighton.co.uk/covid-19/
Normally provides food during school holidays for families who are eligible for free school meals. During the pandemic they can provide case-by-case support for families facing challenges where they have capacity. www.facebook.com/ChompMoulsecoomb or call 07399 582613 to see if they can help.
Moulsecoomb Community Market – St George’s Hall
10am – 12pm every Weds at St. George’s Hall, 140 Newick Rd, BN1 9JG. Local people can become members and then pay a small fee each week. Members are invited to come in at a particular time and collect a pre-packed basket of shopping which contains a range of colourful, healthy foods. It’s estimated that for about £3.50 you can get goods up to a value of around £16. Contact Anke Thurm on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07449 464695 to sign up. https://www.facebook.com/Moulsecoomb-Community-Market-102169498331131.
Very Local Food Hub
Affordable weekly food box service available to order online or by phone, for delivery to people in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean. Lower subsidised rates available for those on low income such as those on benefits or under-employed. To order, email email@example.com. https://www.facebook.com/verylocalfoodhubs
The pictures above show some of the Very Local Food Hubs boxes.
- Food poverty advice from the Brighton & Hove Food partnership: https://bhfood.org.uk/how-to-hub/food-poverty-advice
- How to get emergency help with food, energy bills and other essentials from Brighton & Hove City Council: https://www.brighton-hove.uk/benefits/help-and-support/get-emergency-help-food-energy-bills-and-other-essentials
- The Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project can help those in need of emergency food: https://bucfp.org/