Supporting the Vulnerable
As many of you might have seen through our social media pages, we teamed up with Open Kitchens during 2020 to provide free meals for those in need within our community
Open Kitchens worked with restaurants across the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic to help combat the national food shortage. Helping to reopen restaurants, which had to close their doors in March 2020, to utilise their empty kitchens and produce free meals for those in need
IN NOTTINGHAM FACED A FOOD CRISIS
Parents unable to feed their children
The elderly living in fear of when their next meal might come
NHS workers skipping meals due to long and difficult shifts
The homeless unable to access food or shelter
The vulnerable unable to care for themselves without support from others
With your incredible donations
we raised over
to support #ThoseInNeed
in our community
We had pledged to raise
To be able to cook
We were beginning to struggle
Our weekly production in the kitchen creating the meals was going to have to be put on hold until we could secure more donations
Nottinghamshire Healthcare, NHS Foundation Trust
gave us the opportunity to continue to help those in need,
in our community
They sponsored us to the tune of
Enabling us to create a total of
I heard about the great work that the staff at Bar Iberico were doing and also that they were at risk of running out of money. It was such a fabulous initiative that I was eager to help if we could.
The people Dan and his team are supporting are those who very often come into contact with our services, so it made perfect sense to work in partnership.
I’m delighted that we have been able to help, not only with the sponsorship, but also signposting vulnerable people in our community to services that might be able to help them.
This is the type of project that helps us all to get through what have been very difficult times and I am glad we have been able to help.
of Nottinghamshire Healthcare
With the incredible support from our followers of Bar Iberico & Iberico World Tapas and the sponsorship from Nottinghamshire Healthcare, we were able to continue to help our community combat food scarcity
It is still a very scary, uncertain and trying time for all of us
With the path back to "normal" becoming a little clearer, it can still bring fear and anxiety into our lives though
They offer a crisis line to anyone seeking assistance
Call day or night and someone will be there to listen and advise you on services available to you, so you can access the right support
You are not alone