Voucher Distributing Charties We work with a number of partners The more we collaborate with partners, the more access to clothing we can provide to those who need it most. If you would like to discuss how we can work together, please contact us. Click on the logos to read more about our Partners. We believe everyone has inherent dignity and we welcome those who turn to us as our guests. We are open to all, space permitting. We do not require our guests to fill in long, complicated forms or prove they have a local connection to gain access to our services. We are a warm, welcoming and diverse congregation, representing forty different nations, from our newborns to seniors, yet having a common faith in Jesus Christ. Emmanuel meets as a church every Sunday at 9:00am and 11:30am and you will find a warm welcome awaiting you since we work hard to make everyone feel at home. Arrive early as our two Sunday morning congregations are rapidly growing, and enjoy lively and passionate praise and worship and life-changing teaching that is both provoking and equipping. AFRIL is a small, locally run charity based in Lewisham. They work to relieve poverty and social isolation amongst refugees and asylum seekers, by providing education, family support services, and access to emergency supplies. Each week they currently help an average of 120 people in our local community. We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. Welcome to the Companions of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. We are a key volunteer force for delivering the charitable works of the Order of Malta in Great Britain. Our mission is to practise our faith and to practise charity. We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. The Vineyard Community Centre, close to the heart of Richmond Upon Thames, was opened in 2012 to meet the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable in our community. There are a number of areas of support provided by the Vineyard Community Centre: Help at a Morning drop-in to those in crisis: whether by homelessness, addictions or those experiencing mental or social difficulty. A Community Café for lunch or afternoon tea which is open to all and a hub for supporting agencies. Richmond Foodbank provides emergency food for local people in crisis. Roots is a skills and training social enterprise for those hoping to move forward from crisis. Vineyard Community Nursing offers personal health advice towards appropriate treatment and care. A Charity Shop selling quality fashionable clothing and providing clothing support for rough sleepers and household goods for those newly homed. We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. We partner with churches to provide shelter and support because no one should have to sleep on the streets of London. We exist to support people who are homeless and who no one else can or will help. We aim to bring practical and emotional support and some stability to help people get back on their feet. At SPEAR we have been supporting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in South West London since 1987. Our mission is to enable homeless people to find secure accommodation and work towards a positive future. The Sherwood Street Centre offers 15 units of high-quality emergency accommodation in Mansfield for people who have either been sleeping rough or at immediate risk of doing so. The service, which accommodates some of the most vulnerable people in our society The Beacon is a project which supports homeless people in Mansfield. It started life several years ago offering teas, coffee and beans on toast at the back of the Church to several young homeless people, but it is now based in the old Church Hall on Wood Street. The Beacon provides a range of services to homeless people with facilities for washing clothes, offer showers, provide access to a Nurse from a local surgery, offer food parcels and provide clothing and sleeping bags. The Smile Brigade is a small social enterprise offering free and heavily subsidised services and activities to people on low incomes or at risk of loneliness and social isolation - with a particular focus on the homeless and elderly populations. The idea is to help take people away from the more negative aspects of life by providing positive and meaningful activities.