Charities and Volunteering

The British Alevi Federation, which is based in Edmonton, has set up an appeal for help to earthquake victims in Turkey. Funds will be sent directly to organisations working on the ground to support the victims.

Imagine you've been forced to flee your home, your country, your culture, your way of life, and set off on a journey to a new and strange country, where you suddenly realise how vulnerable you are. Fortunately, there are some kind and welcoming people ready and willing to assist. Here in Enfield, at the North London Ukrainian Hub.

Why are Cooking Champions having to launch a special appeal to allow them to increase the number of families they can supply with free food? To find out, watch this video.

In the run-up to Christmas the 'Palmers Bling' charity shop is running a free raffle for adults and a drawing competition for children aged 16 or below.

Cooking Champions - now a registered charity - have provided food for the hungry every single week since they started in April 2020. This Christmas they will be busier than ever. You can help by donating or by volunteering

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Help for Hunger, set up by mother of four and PG resident Rosie Hurndall, is planning to provide 900 Christmas hampers of food and gifts for hungry local people this year. Rosie is appealing for donations of items for the hampers and of money.

For the past two years a group of volunteers have collected bags of toiletries for Cooking Champions and other food banks in Enfield. Could you make up a bag of essential toiletries, plus a few little extras (if you can) to add to the food hampers and make Christmas just that little bit extra special?

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The charity Solace is warning that the current economic crisis, especially the rises in the cost of living, poses a serious threat to the safety of its clients - women and families who are victims of domestic abuse.

Enfield's first community kitchen has opened in a disused church in Ponders End. Initially, it will be open one day a week, providing free food, utensils, hobs and ovens to people who cannot afford to buy food or to turn on their cookers.

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Healthwatch Enfield is recruiting volunteer communication assistants to help raise public awareness of its work. Volunteers should be able to commit to being available at least one day a week.