Kevin Culliney

A Big Pot

Fundraising for The Lockton Charitable Association
£7,171
raised of £7,000 target
The Lockton Charitable Association

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A Big Pot

Around 350,000 people in The UK are homeless and last year 11,000 regularly slept rough. In normal times there are 432 shelters and soup kitchens in London providing showers, clothes and a hot meal. Sadly during Covid less than 30 facilities remain open.

In addition between April and September this year over 200,000 parcels were given out at foodbanks in London alone to families who simply can’t afford to buy the food they need .

It’s sometimes difficult to know where to start but every Wednesday between now and Christmas Lockton Healthcare together with Ariadna Concierge are going to deliver 30 meals to the Brixton Soup Kitchen. Last week we cooked Biryani, this week it‘s going to be sausage casserole and vegetable soup. Stir-frys and pasta dishes are on future menus.

In speaking to a few shelters they need help with some basic supplies: soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitary products, toilet rolls, sleeping bags and blankets. We don't want to do a general charity donation, we want to buy what is needed and deliver it straight to the shelters for distribution to the homeless. We also want to do what we can to stock some of the foodbanks, particularly those feeding the rough sleepers.

Via the Lockton Charitable Association we will ensure that all donations are ringfenced and then liaise with shelters to purchase what they need and distribute it to those who need it most. Initially we will be working with:

 The Brixton Soup Kitchen

https://brixtonsoupkitchen.org/

 The Marylebone Project -Women’s shelter  

https://maryleboneproject.org.uk

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.org.uk/

It’s a drop in the ocean but with your help between now and Christmas we can make a difference.

Thank you

About the charity

The Lockton Charitable Association

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The Lockton Charitable Association has been established to raise funds for donation to registered charities and charitable projects to improve the lives of people within its community. Associates in the UK organise and take part in events to support a chosen charity and other charitable purposes.

Donation summary

Total raised
£7,170.05
+ £903.75 Gift Aid
Online donations
£4,360.05
Offline donations
£2,810.00

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