Since the Covid-19 pandemic, #BrumTogether – a network of over 80 organisations and countless individuals have come together in response to Coronavirus and the lockdown. This network of community organisations and mutual aid groups have worked together alongside The Active Wellbeiing Society to provide support for local people including the delivery of food parcels, hygiene products, and essential supplies such as clothing and household items.
To support the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities, The Active Wellbeing Society has also delivered a friendly phone chat service, virtual wellbeing activities, and sharing positive stories of people coming together to support each other.
Local foodbanks, emergency food provision and additional support
Find information and contact info about local organisations, foodbanks and groups who may be able to assist with emergency food support and additional support here. This resource gives contact information about alternative support and services, but it is strongly recommended that you contact the foodbank/group first to check if they are currently offering food parcels, and if so, how to access these.
The Active Wellbeing Society emergency food parcels
As of 01/07/21, we are no longer able to provide emergency food parcels. Please see the information above around local foodbank and alternative support available. We are still offering hot meals at our cafes, find out about this below.
You can come along to our Big Feed Community Cafes, to enjoy a nutritious meal from our team of chefs and volunteers. Find more info about the Cafes here.
Bulk food collection for organisations
The Active Wellbeing Society is no longer able to offer bulk food collections for organisations to collect. We thank you for your commitment to helping communities through this challenging time and hope we can continue to work together in future.
Please note due to changes in circumstances after the time of publication, the accuracy of the information may be affected. The information may have changed without notice and The Active Wellbeing Society is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user. We therefore encourage you to contact the organisation directly.
Food Distribution Partners
We’ve been supported by an incredible network of over 80 community partners during #BrumTogether, including:
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Find answers to frequently asked questions about food parcels and delivery here.
If you are worried and would like to speak to someone from our team for a friendly chat, then please get in touch
We’ve put together a schedule of live streams and on demand activities, helping people of all ages to keep their minds and bodies active.
All money received will go directly to the purchase of food items, hygiene packs, baby packs, and activity packs for children
If you are an organisation or volunteer interested in supporting and working with us please get in touch
We’ve created this page to store helpful information about our partners and services for local people.
Organisations that distribute food to deprived individuals and communities are able to secure food for their organisation.
Cooking doesn’t have to be difficult – check out these recipes by the Good Food Consultant