COVID 19 has been a challenge for everyone, but certain parts of the community have found themselves with the added burden of trying to access or afford food. Many of our friends and neighbours in Borough are shielding to keep themselves safe, or are self-isolating due to infection or symptoms. Increasing numbers are finding themselves struggling financially with sudden changes in circumstances. The Borough Free Fridge has been working hard to prepare delicious meals and deliver fresh and healthy groceries to those around us. We’ve been heartened by the way businesses and individuals have pulled together to give their time and skills to help us – we are hugely grateful to our wonderful team of volunteers – cooking hundreds of meals a week, unloading food deliveries, and tirelessly walking, cycling and driving supplies to households across the area. Special mention should go to Bubble Food (Camberwell), Fooditude (Bermondsey), and School of Wok (Covent Garden) who have produced fabulous meals for distribution week in week out.
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