Mission Statement

LGK in the community as we are known is a charitable organisation that uses food as a vehicle to assist the needy. Established in 2014 from a pop up traditional Greek taverna we have since then grown to be a recognised 3rd sector organisation that runs a series of projects and fundraisers to assist people suffering from serious chronic and life-threatening conditions. We work with young people and the community at large to address wellbeing, health inequalities, food poverty and social cohesion. We also explore record, preserve, and share the individual and collective heritage of groups and individuals. health inequalities, food poverty and social cohesion. We also explore record, preserve and share the individual and collective heritage of groups and individuals.

Our Story...

LGK in the Community which stands for Lakis Greek Kitchen was setup in memory of me. ‘Lakis’.

News

Walsall youngsters serve up a treat...

Young chefs from Walsall have been given the chance to serve up something good to VIPs as part of a graduation banquet after spending a week learning about healthy eating and nutrition.

Read more in the Express & Star >>

Queens of Amathus: Tears of joy as emotional migration film premieres at Cineworld Broad Street...

More than 20 Greek Cypriot ladies who migrated from Cyprus to Birmingham opened up their hearts for a documentary screened at Cineworld Broad Street – and there’s a new book about their amazing stories too.

Read more in the Birmingham Mail >>

From Amathus to Birmingham: The incredible journeys made by Greek Cypriots to our city

Cypriot community has played a major role in the city’s development, most influentially through the fish and chip shop trade.

Read more in the Birmingham Mail >>

EVENTS

9th Oct

QUEENS OF AMATHUS

A documentary about the women of Cyprus and their journey to Birmingham in the aftermath of the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island.

20-31st Dec

Dishes of Change Festive Food School

24th Dec

Festive Food Bank

In partnership with the Frankfurt Christmas Markets LGK is running yet another festive food bank programme. We will be collecting all the left over goods and donating them to those in need.

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