May half term food offer

Leicester City Council is working in partnership with Samworth Brothers to give eligible families the opportunity to shop for free food and groceries for use over the May half term holiday.

Who can apply?

This offer is for families who have children that meet the following criteria:

  • receive benefits-related free school meals
  • who are in full time school (4 to 16 years)
  • Live in Leicester City or attend a city school if they live outside of Leicester

Venue and dates

There will be five pop-up pantry venues across the city to choose from, each one providing parents/carer with the opportunity to collect healthy and nutritious food for the half-term.

  • Forest Lodge Academy
    Charnor Road, LE3 6LH
    Thursday 26 May, 3.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Leicester City Football Club
    King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, LE2 7FL
    Friday 27 May, 10.30am – 2pm
  • Soar Valley College
    Gleneagles Avenue, LE4 7GY
    Friday 27 May, 3.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Community Shop Stocking Farm
    Marwood Road, LE4 2ED
    Saturday 28 May, 11am – 2pm
  • Evington Leisure Centre
    Downing Drive, LE5 6LP
    Sunday 29 May, 11am – 2pm

How to register

Registration closed on 10 May 2022

All forms submitted by the closing date are currently being processed and a response will be sent to the email address provided on the form. 

Places for the food offer are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis to those who meet all of the above registration criteria.