We have created a list of community meals, soup kitchens and grocery and butcher distribution available to you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Not Just Soup – Soup Kitchen
A Reasonable Christianity Church
237 High Street, Golden Square -back room (opposite Woolworths)
Ph: 0404 559 769
Open: Sunday 3:30 – 4:40pm & Thursday 5pm – 6pm
Free meal service, takeaway only.
Bendigo Baptist Community Care
214 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
Ph: 5441 4747
Open Times: daily 10am – 12:30 & 1:30 – 4pm
Team have set up at the front door and are able to provide a box of fresh and dried grocery items. Pick up only however are happy if people are collecting for others in need.
Eaglehawk Community House
19 Bright Street, Eaglehawk
Ph: 5446 8322
Monday, Wednesday & Friday – 10:00am – 12:00pm
By appointment only – will put together a box of grocery items.
St Vincent de Paul
16 Houpetoun Street, Bendigo
Ph: 5443 5688
Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10:00am – 1:00pm
By appointment only – will deliver food vouchers to your mailbox
Uniting Bendigo Emergency Relief Centre
25 Forest Street, Bendigo
Ph: 5443 4972
Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am-12:15pm and 1:30pm-3:45pm
Phone ahead – will put together a box of grocery items (pantry staples, meat, veg etc.). Will deliver to those with limited mobility and leave on doorstep.
Flora Hill Quality Meats – Butcher 15 Retreat Road
Ph: 5443 5682 Text: 0417 722 060
Deliveries available – heat and eat meals, veg packs, bread, milk cheese.
Order via Facebook page, phone or text message. Local deliveries are free, otherwise $5 delivery.
Meats on Mitchell – Butcher
159 Mitchell Street
Ph: 5443 3168 Text: 0400 075 542
Home delivery is available to Spring Gully, Kennington, Quarry Hill, Golden Square & Bendigo CBD. Minimum delivery is $50, $5 deliver fee applies to all orders under $100.
Order via Facebook, phone or text. Include your address & phone number as they will call you prior to delivery for credit card payment.
Strath Hill Butcher – Butcher
Ph: 5443 4467 or Text 0417706227
Deliveries are available, call or text with your name, address and order a day in advance. Deliveries to Maiden Gully (Thurs) and Golden Square (Tuesday & Thursday). Other areas most days. Once the order is completed, they will contact you with the price and take payment over the phone.
A delivery fee of $5 will be charged. Minimum order of $50.
Central Vic Meats – Butcher & Produce
48a Mayfair Park Estate, McDowalls Rd East Bendigo
Ph: 03 5442 4888
Monday to Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm & Saturday 8am – 2pm
Delivery up to a 30km radius $10. They offer meat, milk eggs, bread, pies, cheese, smallgoods. Order online on their website or give them a call.