Children and families continue to receive support from dedicated catering staff 

09:00, Monday, 4th May 2020

North Lincolnshire Council’s catering team is continuing to work hard and do all they can to support children and their families during this challenging time to ensure they have access to food.

Despite the school closures, the team has been putting together grocery bags for pupils who receive free schools meals and packed lunches for pupils still attending school to ensure children and their families are supported, and are kept safe and well.

One parent who has received grocery bags, said:

“Thank you to the catering team for the grocery bags, they are a life saver and amazing. Thank you to all of you who are helping.”

St Hugh’s Communication and Interaction Specialist College, said:

“Thank you for the support with the food bags. Parents have been very appreciative of them. Thank you and your team.”

The grocery bags contain different items each week, but they always make sure the families have a healthy and balanced diet. Items include bread, milk, fruit, vegetables, pasta sauce, beans, tuna, butter, cereals, pasta, biscuits and orange juice.

The team has also prepared more than 3,500 packed lunches for children of key workers and vulnerable children still attended schools during this time.

Holme Valley Primary School, said:

“Thanks for all that you have done to make the new arrangement for lunches.”