Community Link Foundation has pledged £2000 to a Southport couple to enable them to make and deliver meals to people during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Louie and Tanya Gaffney started delivering soap and toilet rolls to vulnerable people in March and then by the middle of April they started cooking meals for the elderly, vulnerable and key workers. At first, they were delivering around 40 meals that they’d prepared in the kitchens their business, Playtown children’s centre. But, as word spread about the service they were offering, demand for the meals grew.
They are now delivering more than 200 meals a week and, thanks to the grant from Community Link Foundation (CLF), this will be able to continue in the coming weeks. Previously, the money for the food has come from donations from the public via their social media pages.
They contacted CLF to see if they would be able to offer any financial ...