A SOUTHSIDE charity is planning to assist as much as 180 households per week put wholesome meals on the desk, by educating meals preparation and providing weekly meal plans to take house.
The Jeely Piece Membership will launch a brand new meal planning initiative with the £30,000 of funding obtained by way of the Glasgow Group Anchors’ Fund – a partnership between the HFD Charitable Basis and Virgin Cash Basis.
The brand new meals programme will present nutritious meals for native households who’re struggling as grocery store costs soar with the continuing cost-of-living disaster.
The current funding enhance may also be used to construct a catering crew that may proceed to show wholesome cooking and meal preparation with a view to help dad and mom to make wholesome, cost-effective meals at house.
The Jeely Piece Membership was based in 1975 with the intention of accelerating life probabilities and alternatives for each kids and adults.
Elaine McKenna, chief govt officer on the Jeely Piece Membership, stated: “Our new meal plan and meals well being training initiative will probably be a key contributor in educating the children the significance of nutritious meals for his or her development.
“Not solely will we be capable to feed the neighborhood well-balanced meals however we are able to additionally lend a serving to hand to oldsters to plan cheap meals choices.
“We hope to do that in a means that’s enjoyable for them, in order that they benefit from the studying course of and wish to preserve coming again.”