About the Project
Every Friday we serve a 2-course hot lunch to around 30 people from the local community. Not just a free lunch - the 'Bank Top Cafe' offers friendship, conversation and respite from loneliness and isolation. We host a monthly prize bingo session and a monthly quiz, and also organise trips and special events e.g. our summer BBQ and Christmas Dinner.
About the Charity
The Bank Top Cafe was set up in 2013 as a joint initiative between Dawley Bank Group and Dawley Baptist Church, and continues to be run by volunteers from the church and the local community. The aim is to provide a safe and friendly environment for those who live on the Bank, enabling them to meet each Friday and enjoy a free, simple yet nutritious lunch. We also offer a variety of activities to engage with e.g. Bingo and a Quiz, these vary week by week. All are welcome to join us any Friday between 11.30 and 2pm. Lunches are not charged for, but there are opportunities to make a donation towards the ongoing costs of the cafe if people are able. Transport is available for those with mobility issues.