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£430raised of £250 target by 28 supporters

    Weʼve raised £430 to Refugee Community Kitchen

    London, UK
    Funded on Monday, 3rd September 2018

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    Story

    VERVE is headed to Calais this month to volunteer with Refugee Community Kitchen.

    We are hoping to raise £250 that will go directly to RKC. If we hit our goal ~ funds will be MATCHED by an anonymous compassionate intersectional feminist - bringing our total donation to £500! Please donate if you can... Every little bit helps!

    About Refugee Community Kitchen:

    We have served over 2 million hot, nourishing meals since Dec. 2015.

    Refugee Community Kitchen serves nourishing food to displaced people in the UK and northern France. Entirely volunteer-run and donation-based, we are committed to serving wholesome food with dignity and respect to people in need.

    Food is a human right

    Not only does Refugee Community Kitchen keep people highly nourished but we are also providing a moment in the day where people can gather and connect. Our food distributions recreate a sense of community and provide a safe space for medical and legal services, safeguarding groups and other support.

    OUR STORY

    By 2015 we'd seen tens of thousands of people forced to leave their homes, risking their lives in search of refuge and safety in the Europe.

    We could no longer stand by as we watched people living in horrid conditions in makeshift camps in Europe, so the four of us- Steve (event organiser), Paula (doula), Sam (chef), Janie (activist)- came together to offer assistance in the form of nourishing meals and access to fresh food daily. We pooled our skills and those of our resourceful friends and set up a communal kitchen to support people living in the Calais refugee camps and beyond.

    Since the 1st of December 2015 Refugee Community Kitchen has served over two million meals. We also serve hot food five nights a week at multiple points in London. We are committed to showing up rain or shine, and doing everything we can to make sure that no one goes hungry.

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      3 months ago
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      Team VERVE

      4 months ago

      Overwhelmed with gratitude ~ thank you to all who've donated to our campaign! Almost there... xo

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    Page last updated on: 8/30/2018 1:48 PM

    Supporters

    28

    • Lydia

      Lydia

      Aug 30, 2018

      Well done Gina!

      £10.00

    • Ann and Gary Burke

      Ann and Gary Burke

      Aug 21, 2018

      So proud of your volunteering and commitment to this great organization.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 20, 2018

      £30.00

    • Hannah Kirby

      Hannah Kirby

      Aug 17, 2018

      Xxxxxxx

      £15.00

    • Tracey

      Tracey

      Aug 16, 2018

    • Hassen Iqbal

      Hassen Iqbal

      Aug 16, 2018

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 16, 2018

      £20.00

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    Team VERVE

    Team VERVE

    London, UK

    VERVE is a global collective of intersectional feminists. We are a social enterprise connecting women online and onland through activism, volunteerism and fundraising and awareness events. RESIST + PERSIST + ASSIST

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