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 […]
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. […]
This year, AFRIL is applying to take part in the Big Dinner, a “double your donation” fundraising campaign run by the Big Give and The Childhood Trust. The campaign is focused on charities like ours working with vulnerable and disadvantaged children in London. Since 2013 the Childhood Trust has helped more than 100,000 children through partnerships with […]
M tells us his brave story and how the foodbank helps him.
Watch our new video, where Ali explains his story and how the foodbank is making a difference to his life.
Food Bank Newsletter November-December 2018
2018 has been an amazing year for us here at AFRIL. Our newly formed Helping Hands food bank has been an amazing success during this time. Our users have benefited from not just the urgently needed supplies, but from the support and advice and social activities that we wrap around the weekly session. The Rainbow […]
Over the summer 2018 we ran a Pavilion Project at the One Tree Hill Allotment, watch this short video about it:
On 22nd September 2018, AFRIL hosted its first Community Dinner in partnership with the Damascus Chef. Three of our Foodbank members prepared a three course buffet-style Syrian dinner in order to raise funds for AFRIL’s Helping Hands Foodbank. The dinner provided Lewisham and other South London residents the opportunity to meet, socialise, and share delicious […]
Food Bank Newsletter July-August 2018