BIG GIVE Virtual Loving Refugee Food Bank Campaign

Posted Posted in Helping Hands Foodbank, News & Events, Rainbow Club

Thank you for checking out or Virtual Loving Refugee Food Bank campaign. Since the beginning of lockdown, the number of families supported by our refugee food bank has more than doubled.  With your support for the Virtual Loving Campaign, our Helping Hands Foodbank can continue to support vulnerable refugee and migrant families isolated at home […]

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week

Posted Posted in Advice & Advocacy, Helping Hands Foodbank, News & Events, Rainbow Club

A big virtual THANK YOU… We’re celebrating Volunteers’ Week this week and want to give a great big shout out to all our AFRIL volunteers for their support over the last year. So, that includes volunteers supporting our Helping Hands Food Bank, Rainbow Club Saturday Supplementary School, AFRIL allotment, Advice Service, office and administration, driving, […]

Coronavirus Update

Posted Posted in News & Events

Drop-ins, advice services, and other sources of support that our clients rely on are closing, or offering reduced services. Shops are being stripped of food, nappies, and sanitary products. Our clients are often extremely insecurely housed, and worry that panic about virus transmission will mean that they are thrown out. Our clients feel frightened, and […]

SOAP DONATIONS NEEDED!

Posted Posted in Get Involved, Helping Hands Foodbank

SOAP DONATIONS NEEDED! AFRIL’s foodbank needs your support! Support AFRIL’s push for soap donations, we support vulnerable refugees and people seeking asylum. Delivered in partnership with St Peter’s Church, Lee, the Helping Hands Food Bank helps 20 people and their families per week with food parcels, creative activities, advice, and a space to socialise. Please […]

AFRIL NEEDS YOU! Support our match funding campaign to feed families over the summer

Posted Posted in About, Get Involved, Helping Hands Foodbank

We are taking part in the Big Summer Give to enable our Helping Hands Foodbank to support more asylum seeker, refugee, and destitute families over the long summer holidays. We only have till 20th March to meet our deadline! For asylum seeking, refugee, and destitute migrant families, summer can be a time of hunger, anxiety, and depression. […]