Here is the list of projects from Andrew Forsey, Director of the Feeding Britain Organisation, providing a combination of meals and activities for children and families next week. This list is based on the information that has been shared during and since the recent Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral meeting.
Please note that several projects may require booking in advance and have limited availability.
Building Bridges, Bray Street, Birkenhead
Hot lunches and activities
Monday to Friday, 10am-3.30pm (lunch served between 1pm and 2pm)
Leasowe Millennium Centre, Twickenham Drive, Leasowe
Food boxes and activity packs
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10am-3pm
Sandbrook Community Centre, Sunningdale, Chapelhill Road, Moreton
Lunch packs and activity packs
Carrbridge Centre, Woodchurch
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-12.30pm
Core Project, Clover Drive, Bidston Rise
Meals, packed lunches, and activities – collection and local delivery available
Gautby Road Youth, Play, and Community Centre, Bidston/Birkenhead
Daily packed lunches and activity packs
Rock Ferry Salvation Army Church, Old Chester Road
Family food hampers and activities
Hope for New Brighton at New Brighton Baptist Church
Food bags and recipe cards
Charlotte’s Brightside, Molyneux Drive, New Brighton
Cooking ingredients and activities (mainly deliveries)
Bee Wirral, St Anne Street, Birkenhead
Food bags and activity packs
Oak Community Project, Christ The King Church, St Anne Street, Birkenhead
Lunch Bags and Activity Packs (available for collection or delivery on Monday)
Shaftesbury Youth Club, Prenton
Monday to Friday, 9.30am-3pm
Breakfast, lunch bags, and activities
Nightingales, Argyle Street, Birkenhead
Hampers for Wirral Ways clients with children
The Positivitree, Bloom Building, Abbey Close, Birkenhead
Healthy grab bags and craft workshop
Cre8ing Careers – Wirral-wide
Food hampers and activities
Support for families in Rock Ferry
The phone number for Wirral Foodbank is 0151 638 7090 or 07947 387930
The Feeding Birkenhead organisation is also involved in Number 7, a not for profit Citizens Supermarket, Cafe & Advice Hub.
Its aim is to help low-income people whose circumstances may be pushing them towards food poverty. The citizens supermarket is stocked with surplus stock from bigger retailers we aim to be at least a third cheaper and in most case’s even more and is membership based only.
Membership gains you access to the supermarket and the cafe subject to membership criteria which can be found on their facebook page @numberSevenBirkenhead.