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AFRIL’s Big Give Christmas Challenge


Thank you so much to our amazing donors and friends – yet again you have done us proud – We’ve received pledges for all our £1,500 target. Yes, you promised over half our pledge target in one day today! – which is amazing. We also heard today from the BIG Give that we have a potential supporter ready to match fund our pledges. This is so amazing and means it’s such a great start to our Christmas Challenge campaign.

If you were planning to pledge and didn’t do it yet; do not be disappointed; hold that thought and please keep your donation in hand until our online campaign week (1st – 8th December). That’s when you can donate again (minimum £5) in the second phase of our campaign when we need to raise our online campaign target of £3,000). This will be matched by our BIG GIVE supporter so we raise £6,000 to support the foodbank in our work responding to the impact of COVID on families who need our support.

Many thanks,

Helen and Kate, AFRIL food bank team

Christmas is no fun when you are hungry, lonely and worried about your future

This December we are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds to support refugee families through the winter months.

In order to do this, we first need your help to secure £1,500 in pledges this August.

If you would be willing to make a pledge to us, you can do so by completing this online form by 5pm on Friday 28th August. Thank you!