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Charity supporting pandemic-hit families in Southwark through Ramadan – South London News


By Lauren Russell


A small volunteer-led charity is providing free meals through each day of Ramadan to assist younger individuals who have suffered all through the Covid pandemic.


The Nations Africa Centre (NAC) based mostly in Southwark, is as soon as once more operating The Big Dinner mission from April twelfth to May twelfth 2021.


The mission first came about in 2013 and this 12 months The NAC is in partnership with the Feltham Hira to cook dinner and serve free meals each single day to residents of Hounslow, London.


The centre hopes to serve 400 meals a day to younger folks significantly affected by the final 12 months.


They need to create an environment of involvement, and create a stepping stone for folks to get again on their ft and transfer ahead with dignity and respect.


Everyone is inspired to both volunteer, donate meals and funds or just go alongside to strive some tasty dishes.


Chair of the NAC Linda Benkerrache stated: “NAC has at all times believed in the ability of the youth.


“During these tough occasions, we imagine that they might use our assist and a few further motivation.


“We need to give them an area to evolve, whereas we accompany them – be it with a heat dinner, a counselling session, a communication workshop, or a spot to get groceries at a worth they will afford.”


Along with receiving a free sizzling meal, throughout this era on the similar venue, additionally, you will have the ability to entry NAC’s cellular Contribution Food Market.


The meals market lets you choose up meals provides and groceries at a worth that’s chosen by you.


The Big Dinner mission 2021 has already cooked and served over 3000 meals.


Spokesperson for the charity Gaya Rajarathinam stated that they imagine in the ability of meals as a therapeutic software to carry folks collectively, and this occasion invitations everybody to hitch in making an attempt to place that into motion.


Meals will likely be distributed from 5pm til 7pm each night for a month at The Bell Public Car Park, 2 Bell Road, Hounslow, London, TW3 3NN.


More extra data contact: [email protected], utilizing ‘The Big Dinner Project’ in the topic line or 07593 819821 | 03330509037.

Pictured: Badis Kolli and Zahreddine Mansouri with prospects


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