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The following cafes, businesses and organisations are providing free food to children on free school meals outside of term time, in Shropshire and Telford.
High Town Grill, Bridgnorth
Offering a hot takeaway meal to anyone struggling to feed their children. See their Facebook
Little Green House Childcare, Bridgnorth
Free packed lunches available for collection - proof of free school meals required.
Message on Facebook, call 01746 765766 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtime, meal or packed lunch for children for families on low income, Universal Credit or struggling to make ends meet.
After half term, the venue will be donating packed lunch bags for collection every Thursday evening for children to take to school for lunch on Friday.
Butlers of Bridgnorth
A sandwich or toasty with crisps and a drink for lunch or as takeaway. Available to those who are entitled to free school meals - 01746 765930.
Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am - 2pm Friday, Saturday 9.30am - 4.30 pm, Sunday 10am - 2pm.
Happy Bap, Bishop's Castle
Free packed lunches to those who qualify for free school meals.
12pm - 2pm on Monday and Thursday. Send a message via Facebook or text 07585771602
The Green Dragon & The Pound, Church Stretton
Food for children on free school meals - proof required.
The Green Dragon is serving Little Stretton and Church Stretton, The Pound is serving Leebotwood and Church Stretton.
Let them know which venue you would like to pick up from on 01694 722925
Castle Lodge Buttery, Ludlow
A free meal to anyone on free school meals for October half term and Christmas. Proof required. Call or message on Facebook to place an order for collection.
Carters Sausages, Ludlow
Free 1LB for families on free school meals - proof required.
Parkway Tasca Bar, Ludlow
Free food for kids and adults on Monday and Tuesday 12pm until 1.30pm. Open to all.
The Fruit Basket, Ludlow
A fruit pack to families with kids on free school meals. Proof required.
The Town House, Market Drayton
Donated meals to Market Drayton food bank.
Red Bull Inn, Market Drayton
Kids' packed lunch. Message the venue on Facebook the night before to arrange collection. No proof required.
Root Food, Market Drayton
Free meals for anyone in need. Monday - Friday, 12pm - 2pm
The New Inn, Newport
Free children's menu meals to any child entitled to free school meals (proof required): 12 - 5pm.
Liar Liar, Oswestry
Free meals through the venue's pay-it-forward scheme.
Town House Bar & Brasserie, Oswestry
Free meals to children, Tuesday - Friday.
Free packed lunch for those who need them, no questions asked. Message on Facebook or call them 01691 652632 to arrange a pick up - in confidence.
Summer House Interiors, Shrewsbury
Message the venue's Facebook page to arrange a collection, with some proof of receiving free school meals.
Café On The Cop, Shrewsbury
Providing a free treat for kids. Either go into the store or message them on Facebook if you can't make it into town.
The Packed Lunch Club, Shrewsbury
Free packed lunch available to any child or family who needs it. Monday 26 - Friday 30 October, 11am - 2pm. 01743 244532
Three Fishes, Shrewsbury
Jacket potatoes, baguettes and wraps for anyone struggling to feed their children. Message on Facebook
The Shire Fryer, Shrewsbury
Free kids' sausage & chips or fish & chips to any child of school age. Monday - Friday, 12pm - 1pm
The Bull, Shrewsbury
Packed lunches available for collection Monday - Friday. Message on Facebook.
The Lantern CafeShrewsbury
Free lunch bags to children on free school meals - proof required.
The Crown at Coleham, Shrewsbury
Kids eat free - not conditional. Includes a free cordial. Monday - Friday
Stop Coffee Shop, Shrewsbury
All food ordered from the children's menu will be free - not conditional. 12pm - 3pm, Monday - Friday
Children eat free. Order on Zoom Food.
Free children's meals, Monday - Saturday. Available to eat in or takeaway, no proof required. 10am - 3pm.
Free takeaway children's meals, one meal per school-age child. Wednesday - Friday, 12pm - 2pm. Call 01743 588110 to pre-order.
White Horse Shrewsbury
Free lunchboxes for collection - no proof required. Message on Facebook the day before.
Shrewsbury Fish Bar
One free meal per child - must be eligible for free school meals. Monday-Friday, 12pm - 2pm
Free pasta dish or flatbread margarita pizza to families who usually receive free school meals - proof required. E-mail email@example.com to place an order for collection.
Dough And Oil Shrewsbury
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and your kids can eat free between 12pm and 3pm over half term. For anyone struggling.
Bright Star Boxing, Shifnal
Food hampers available for collection - if local, delivery may be possible. Email email@example.com or call 07792303118
Free lunches to struggling families. Call Lara on 0789811282
Green Fields Farm Shop, Telford
Message on Facebook to arrange a collection with some proof you receive free school meals
Bowring Park Café, Telford
Free lunches to all children under 13 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Monday - Friday: 11.30AM - 2PM
Ollitory at Roden Garden Centre, Telford
Free meals to all children.
Dawley Town Council, Telford
Free weekly breakfast parcels for families in the community who are in receipt of free school meals. For more info, call Sarah 07876 401714.
Wrekin View Café, Telford
Wrekin View Primary School in Wellington has a 'community fridge' and is also opening a community café over half term, offering free hot food & drinks to families in need. Click link for more details
The Golden Ball, Telford
Free meal to children on free school meals - with proof required. Free refills on hot drinks for parents. Monday - Friday, 1pm - 5pm
The Fruitful Deli, Wem
Free lunch bags available from 10.30am Monday for anyone on free school meals or struggling.
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