Following a vote in the House of Commons against providing children with free school meals during the holidays, many local restaurants are stepping in to help those families who need it.
- The School House
, St John's Hill is providing free school meals to those in need of a little help. You can call them on 020 7223 6288 or message them through Instagram @theschoolhouselondon between 11am - 4pm Monday to Friday.
They are a small team and have set up a Go Fund Me page for anyone who wants to help them provide as many free meals as possible. Please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/f/tsh-free-sch ... are-flow-1
137-139, St John's Hill, London SW11 1TD
on Battersea Rise and in Balham have also stepped up and will donate 6,000 kids' meals to those in need. They are giving out 50 meals a day (egg fried rice and a piece of fruit).
You can collect meals at the front of the restaurants. No need to call in advance.
50-52 Battersea Rise, London SW11 1EG
67-69 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HA
in Tooting is offering free school meals to kids and their accompanying parent from today for two weeks between 12-2:30pm at their discretion. Drop in and when you arrive, simply speak to a member of staff.
Tooting Broadway Market
- Royal Mahal
in Tooting is offering meals to those who usually receive a free school meal. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
with your name and select one of the following dishes for your child.
*Chicken curry with pilao rice
*Chicken Karahi with pilao rice
* Punjabi Cholay (Channa Masala) with pilao rice
*Tharka Dhaal (lentils) with pilao rice
They will then email you back with collection details. Collections happen between 12-2pm.
32-36 Upper Tooting Rd, Tooting Bec, London SW17 7PD
A huge thank you to all of these businesses and a massive thank you to Marcus Rashford for starting the campaign for free school meals during the holidays.
Please share this far and wide with anyone who might need it.
Apologies to any businesses in Nappy Valley who we have missed off this list. If you are a business who is offering free school meals or you know of any, please reply to this post and let us know!
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