Sunday Food Distribution
This Sunday 12th April volunteers will be distributing take-away food at 2PM outside St Paul's Church. You'll find us on the corner of Stoke Newington Road and Amhurst Road:
St Paul's West Hackney
184 Stoke Newington Road
London N16 7UY
Updates on Twitter: @AkwaabaHackney
Donate to the Covid-19 Akwaaba Emergency Fund.
We urgently need to raise funds to support those within the Akwaaba community who will be directly impacted by the wider effects of this pandemic, and who will be struggling to meet their basic needs.
If you have questions about support we can offer, please email:
At Akwaaba you will find
- 'Now that the lockdown is being eased, I feel anxious about being evicted again.' Our client is the true author of this piece for @novaramedia on being NRPF & homeless during Covid-19. We are in awe of his poise and courage in wanting to speak out. https://novaramedia.com/2020/05/28/a-migrant-with-no-recourse-to-public-funds-on-being-made-homeless-during-a-pandemic/ … May 28, 2020 (@publiclawcentre)
- Last Saturday one of our members visited @_HollywoodCandy in Stoke Newington to buy Eid treats for our Sunday food parcels. The very kind shop keeper donated 100 goody bags of halal Eid sweets to go out to Akwaaba kids! Such a lovely gesture in the spirit of Ramadan. Thank you! May 28, 2020 (@AkwaabaHackney)
- Homeless people w/ NRPF are being sent 'not eligible' letters by councils. Mass eviction could follow. We & 60+ other orgs are calling on the government not to put anyone out onto the streets during #Covid19UK. Read the open letter here: https://bit.ly/2TLVIiu #NoOneLeftOut May 28, 2020 (@publiclawcentre)
- The PM has agreed to look into supporting families & individuals with No Recourse to Public Funds (#NRPF), leaving them in poverty & facing destitution. Please email your MP to end this inhumane policy and ensure there is a #ALifelineForAll #Covid19UK https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnson-apparently-unaware-migrants-22097041 … May 28, 2020 (@RunnymedeTrust)