Project information

The Big Café - 80,000 meals for the homeless

Serving Homeless people with hot nutritious food 7 days a week

On going

Charity information: The Connection at St Martin's - helping homeless people in London

The Connection at St Martin's - helping homeless people in London logo
  • Need

    Need

    We are currently seeking funding for our café service, which serves over 80,000 meals a year to homeless people. This includes breakfast, lunch and evening meals, as well as food and drink for night centre clients, who stay in our emergency overnight facilities and may not have eaten for several days

    Solution

    Food is part of our overall package of care and is the first practical step we can take to improve an individual’s health and wellbeing.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To continue to serve hot, healthy food to some of London's most vulnerable people.

    Activities

    » With support from funding with can continue to serve meals

    Success will be keep the Cafe open day in day out.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Food is part of our overall package of care and is the first practical step we can take to improve an individual’s health and wellbeing. Once someones health and wellbeing has been improved we can begin helping them take the steps away from homelessness.

    Risk

    Lack of funding could cause a risk of the cafe closing, We will continue applying for funding where possible.

    Reporting

    We will keep our donors up to date with emails, newsletters and socail media

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £51,533

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      Amount Heading Description
      £18,632 Deputy Catering Manager To over see the kitchen staff
      £18,575 Kitchen premises and costs Rent, water, electricity, cleaning
      £14,326 Food Food for Clients to eat
  • Background

    Location

    The Connection at St Martin's is based in Central London just off Trafalgar Square. It is a key location for London's homeless community.

    Beneficiaries

    London's Homeless community.
    Local residents

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Our central location makes our charity in an ideal location to carry out this project. We are easily accessable for our clients to find.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Kitchen Volunteers

    Each year hundreds of volunteers work in our kitchen and cafe. Without thier support our cafe would not be able to run.