Solihull Council has been awarded £565,000 of additional funding to support residents and children in need with food and warmth during this winter as part of the Government’s Winter Grants Scheme.
It will provide additional help and support to households with food, bills (gas, electricity, water) and household essentials this winter and during this phase of COVID.
£252,000 will go towards providing supermarket e-vouchers over the Christmas period for up to 8,400 school pupils whose families are in receipt of free school meals. Each child will receive £3.00 per day amounting to £30.00 over the holiday.
You can find out more here.