COVID-19

How has National Food Service Bristol responded to the Crisis

We are no longer taking orders for food. However you can call our phoneline on 0117 325 0450 and a volunteer will get back to you with information about other services available in your area. It make take a few days for us to get back to you.

We ran Safeguarding and GDPR Training for Mutual Aid Networks

17th March 2020

We noticed that the Mutual Aid groups that sprung up in response to the crisis had variable and often no Safeguarding or GDPR practices. This…

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We ran Emergency Food Provision for Community Groups

20th March 2020

Supported by us, the Sheffield NFS Branch, Foodhall and the London Branch, Brixton Pound Cafe, ran a zoom session discussing how they had adapted to…

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Emergency Response Launch

31st March 2020

With the outbreak of Covid-19 affecting everyone’s day to day, we knew that many would be falling through the safety net of provision. Community-oriented groups…

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Week 1 Meals Distributed: 558

5th April 2020

Week 1 Meals Distributed: 558

For week 1, we were yet to have a Phoneline System established. Food was delivered through work of mouth and via referrals from our online…

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Week 2 Meals Distributed: 672

19th April 2020

Week 2 Meals Distributed: 672

With the support of the Sheffield and Falmouth NFS Branches we launched the phoneline system and were able to take in orders direct from people…

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Week 3 Meals Distributed: 1,491

26th April 2020

Week 3 Meals Distributed: 1,491

Thali Cafe starts providing 500 meals per week

28th April 2020

Thali Cafe starts providing 500 meals per week

Thali Cafe in Easton starts providing 500 cooked meals per week to NFS Bristol. Their gluten-free, dairy-free meals are collected by our volunteers twice a…

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Week 4 Meals Distributed: 1,911

3rd May 2020

Week 4 Meals Distributed: 1,911

Week 5 Meals Distributed: 2,851

10th May 2020

Week 5 Meals Distributed: 2,851

10,000 Meals Distributed!

15th May 2020