The Arrecife Ayuntamiento has awarded a 465,000-euro contract for Arrecife’s first soup kitchen.
Last December the Arrecife Ayuntamiento announced that a plan to open the municipalities first community kitchen was underway. The kitchen will be managed and run by EMERLAN who will present a balanced-diet menu for those in need in Arrecife.
Fast forward six months later and the Arrecife Ayuntamiento have awarded a contract of 465,000 euros. Mayor of Arrecife, Astrid Pérez, stated “it’s an important step for our city. For the first time in its history, it will have a community kitchen to support those in need.”.
The location of the kitchen will be decided by the company that will be awarded the contract. Once signed, completed and operational the kitchen will be able to facilitate approximately 100 people offering daily menus, a telephone, internet and other services.
Meal times will be between 12pm and 4pm; from 4pm until 6pm there will be “social reintegration” activities lead by qualified staff.
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