With the number of people using foodbanks across the UK rising dramatically and homeless figures also, a new website is trying to make the task of finding local soup kitchens easier for the homeless by using location software to direct them to their nearest
Since then the website has grown to help 40 rough sleepers-a-day in London, according to its creator, with planned launches across the rest of the UK as well as Dublin and Europe in the pipeline.
Martin Stone, founder of NextMeal, explains how our website and card scheme work and how they can help people and communities at large
Posted by Next Meal on Friday, March 2, 2018
Optimised for smartphones, the website uses GPS location software to determine a user’s location before offering a number of suggested places to eat from a database.
According to Stone, the decision to make Next Meal a website rather than an app was made in a bid to ease accessibility and visibility to search engines.