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1811, 2020

Recognition for Eggcup from the High Sheriff of Lancashire

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Eggcup is delighted that its work in the Covid-19 crisis has been recognised by a certificate from the High Sheriff of Lancashire.  If you are thinking of six-guns and pointed stars, Catherine Penny is not that kind of sheriff. The role dates back to 1154, and its holders, who are [...]

2909, 2020

Making the meals at Lancaster & Morecambe College Catering Department

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The meals that Eggcup delivers to vulnerable people around the area are made by the Lancaster and Morecambe College Catering Department, with puddings from Chef’s Catering Northwest. When David, our charity manager, first proposed the idea to Adrian (above) and Lindsey (below) at the College, they were eager to participate. [...]

2608, 2020

Eggcup delivers on DEFRA’s food charities grant fund

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

In July and August, the warehouse was full with even more food than usual: bread, potatoes, carrots, milk, eggs, and lots and lots of pasta. The huge walk-in refrigerator was crammed with meat and cheese. Some of this was part of our regular supply of surplus food, but much of [...]

307, 2020

One thousand Easter eggs, and other responses to the Covid-19 Outbreak

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Eggcup was set up to provide surplus food to food clubs in Lancaster and Morecambe. But from the beginning, the aim was to be flexible, to allow it to do whatever was needed. This flexibility has been tested in the Covid-19 outbreak, when food clubs stopped having social [...]

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