Over the last three years Together Lancashire has been involved in supporting and networking a wide range of food banks and other food poverty projects across the diocese.
To download leaflets or posters for your church or community group detailing how people can support their local food bank or project
In recognition of this work Together Lancashire has recently received funding from Lancashire County Council to support a programme of activities, working alongside key partners, designed to improve availability of healthy affordable food to the people of the county. We will be working alongside well over 30 other projects ranging from food banks, community cafes, cook and eat classes and food growing projects, and a wider range of Voluntary, community and Faith sector organisations. The aim is to build individual resilience, to encourage healthy eating and to maxmise the benefits of smarter working and increased collaboration across the community.
Churches and faith linked groups have a vital role to play in developing the work of their existing food related projects, offering premises for new activities, recruiting skilled and enthusiastic volunteers as well as organising collections and donations of food and funds to local projects.
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If you are involved in or are planning to develop a food poverty project and would value our support please contact Gill Beeley
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