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Ridgeway Dairy free packed lunch project during the covid-19 outbreak

EDM (Early Day Motion) 799: tabled on 01 September 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends Ridgeway Dairy, in Drumoyne, in Glasgow, for their inspiring work during the covid-19 outbreak supporting families and children in the community with their free packed lunch project; notes the packed lunches, which Ridgeway had been providing since the start of lockdown in April, included a fresh filled roll, a yoghurt, a piece of fruit, a packet of crisps and a chocolate bar; further notes that Ridgeway Dairy went from providing around 300 free packed lunches in April, to over 1,500 in June; praises the efforts of owner Jim Creaney and all involved with this project, including Lisa Devlin from the Drumoyne Community Council, for their collaborative efforts to tackle food insecurity in Drumoyne during the covid-19 outbreak; welcomes funding from Feeding Britain amongst others which helped to secure the substantiality and delivery of the project in Drumoyne; and thanks everyone involved with the project including volunteers who gave up their time to support the most in need in their community.