Food For Life Wales is a project by Ty Krishna Cymru based in Cardiff Bay. It has been feeding those in need in South Wales with hot, nutritious, plant-based meals for over 20 years. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has adapted its service to be able to reach those who are self-isolating through daily meal deliveries.
Our main concern right now is to find those who are in need. Through leafleting and online promotion we are reaching everyone in Cardiff to make sure no one goes without a healthy meal. In our first delivery on the 25th March, we delivered about 30 meals. Today on 8th April, we are delivering 150 meals and the demand has been increasing day by day.
Even from before we started, we have been endeavouring to partner up with such organisations as Cardiff City Council, Cardiff Foodbank, Citizens Cymru, Meals on Wheels, Age Connects Cardiff and many others. We are also connected with the Feed the Heath and Feed the NHS projects to supply meals to the NHS staff and their families.
“I can’t express further how thankful I am. I don’t know what I could have done without this generosity.”
“Thanks so very much for the food. We really appreciate it.”
“Thank you so much for the lovely food again. I can’t thank you enough for your kindness”
“Thanks so much for this delicious meal, I really enjoyed it!! 🙂 You guys are REAL heroes in these times…”
How can you help?
As we are constantly expanding, we are trying to ensure we are able to cope with the increased demand. There are three main ways in which you can help:
Plant-based food donations of any size (we can collect)
Volunteer drivers to help us deliver
Help to reach out to those who are vulnerable in any way
Evie Thomson, Delivery Coordinator
Etienne Dousse, Donation Coordinator
Merlijn Marien, Outreach Coordinator