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First free food delivery service for rough sleepers launches in Bristol

Posted On: 2 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

First free food delivery service for rough sleepers launches in Bristol

Charity Caring In Bristol is launching a project to get restaurant-quality meals from Michelin-starred restaurant chefs to homeless people during the Covid-19 crisis.
Cheers Drive will feed as many as 600 homeless people every day after Bristol City Council followed government requests to get rough sleepers into accommodation where they could self-isolate.
Everyone housed by the council will benefit from the food project, receiving a fresh hot meat straight to their door every day - plus breakfast and lunch packed to be eaten later.
The food will be prepared by local chefs, like Josh Eggleton of the Pony and Trap restaurant, and distributed around the city to people who have been moved into hotels and hostels by the council plus people in temporary accommodation like B&Bs. The food will be delivered using a van from fruit and vegetable supplier Total Produce UK.
Thanks for all the love for our project - Cheers Drive, you can read about the on our website here
- Caring in Bristol April 2,...

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