October half term food offer

Closed 4 Oct 2022

Opened 20 Sep 2022

Overview

Leicester City Council is working in partnership with Samworth Brothers to give eligible families the opportunity to shop for free food and groceries for use over the October half term holiday.

There will be six pop-up pantry venues across the city to choose from, each one providing parents/carer with the opportunity to collect healthy and nutritious food to feed their children over the half-term.

This offer is for families who have children that meet the following criteria:

  • receive benefits-related free school meals
  • who are in full time school (4 to 16 years)
  • live in Leicester City or attend a city school if they live outside of Leicester

Places at the venues are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis to those who meet all of the above registration criteria.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Families with children, including lone parents

Interests

  • Children, young people and families