Lincoln Community Larder

Helping local people in crisis

The Lincoln Community Larder is a registered charity which aims to relieve poverty in the Lincoln area through the provision of basic nutritious food and other basic amenities to those in need of short term help. We also support those suffering from illness or special needs.

We issue Larder Vouchers to a variety of agencies in the area who then refer people to us in need of assistance and we give 3 days’ worth of food for each person included on the voucher.


Lincoln Community Larder's 30th Anniversary

The 30th Anniversary tea party on 18th August saw a gathering of over 50 volunteers and associates who have supported local people in crisis in one way or another over the years.

Lincoln Community Larder Chairman, Alan Wilson, thanked all those present and acknowledged the very enthusiastic and committed group of volunteers who freely give their time and, quite often, money to support those in need.

Whether behind-the-scenes, collecting and sorting food, maintaining the warehouse, running and administering the charity – or working on the front line at the 3 distribution centres, he said that all were unpaid volunteers who cared deeply for the community and the people they were serving.

He also expressed grateful thanks to Nick Peel of Stokes who sponsored the refreshments, cakes and scones for the party.

The photograph shows the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor Sue Burke and the civic party with 11 year old Harry McCracken who decided to cycle to Boston and back in order to raise £280 which he used to purchase food from a list on our website – that’s 75 miles – a fantastic achievement!

30 for 30

In this 30th anniversary year, the Larder is welcoming donations from 30p to £30 to help pay for food parcels for people in crisis.

As donations are received, they will be filling the empty bags below. £30 pays for two food parcels, which feeds two adults for three days.

Financial donations help us to supplement donated food to ensure we provide full and nutritionally balanced parcels to those in need.

If you would like to donate, it can be done online by visiting Local Giving or Just Giving. Please remember to Gift Aid your donation.

We’re always happy to accept money, cheques, notes – even bags of coins regularly come our way. Cheques should be made payable to Lincoln Community Larder.

A list of donors can be found below the bags.


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We are very grateful to the following donors:

Bags 1 & 2 – Lincoln Vac Centre, 394 High Street, Lincoln

Bags 3 & 4 – Alun Jones, Lincoln

Bags 5 & 6 – Neil Bristow, Travis Perkins, Long Leys Road, Lincoln

Bags 7 & 8 – Judi Jones, Lincoln

Bag 9 – Richard Butroid – Lincoln

Bag 10 – Richard Bickmore – Lincoln

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Urgent food donations needed please

We are in urgent need of the following items…

Please help us by donating some of these foods if you can.

If it’s just a small donation, please deliver to the Rosemary Lane site on Tuesday or Friday afternoon, between 13:30 and 15:00. Or you can drop off food in the ‘Lincoln Community Larder’ boxes at most Co-op’s in Lincoln or at North Hykeham Asda.

If it’s a large donation, we would need to arrange meeting at the warehouse. Please contact us if you would like to arrange this or for more information.

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Lincoln Community Lottery

Lincoln Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in Lincoln.
Play the lottery, support Lincoln Community Larder – it’s that simple!

Tickets for the lottery cost just £1 per week. Each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win a prize each week, with a top prize of £25,000!

Each ticket consists of 6 numbers and each number is between 0 and 9. There will be a draw every Saturday night when a 6 digit winning combination will be picked.

Prizes will be given to players with tickets that match the first or last 2-6 numbers from the winning combination. Match all 6 and you win the JACKPOT!

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Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our charity. Your skills could be just what we need.
We want you to enjoy volunteering and there are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever time you can spare will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis, so please contact us if you would like to help.

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