Feeding the Family is an innovative and loving response to a need we saw for the lonely and vulnerable in the local community of Basildon.

a development programme

The Give Guide Grow programme consists of:


Feeding the Family is pleased to be advertising a paid position in our team. We are looking for a Chef to take responsibility for the cooking and packaging of our Give bag meals ensuring they are of high quality and ready in time for our volunteers to deliver to our service users. The charity supports those experiencing loneliness and Isolation and is based in Basildon. 

This is a 1 year fixed term contract, £10.42 ph. Closing date: 10/10/23 

Click here for the full job description

To apply, email your CV to keeley@feedingthefamily.uk

Mayor's Charity Appeal Trust

Mayor of Basildon, Cllr Luke Mackenzie's chosen charity for 2023/24 is Feeding the Family.

To find out more - click here

It starts with hot meals cooked with love,  delivered by friendly volunteers.

An invitation to our cooking course, teaching the basics to build confidence.

Providing volunteering opportunities & signposting recipients to appropriate local resources and partners.

Three years? can you believe it?

Check out our Impact report to see how we have helped the people of Basildon who are lonely, vulnerable or at risk over the last year.  

Impact report AGM 2023.pdf
Chair's report 2023

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