GIFT

YOUR

NEIGHBOUR

A LOCAL 

FOOD INITIATIVE

A simple idea...

Would you like to gift food to a neighbour?

 

 

You have surplus food but no time to drop off to a foodbank service?

You are interested in financially donating so we can get good food to neighbours?

Or you'd be interested in buying from local businesses that donate to our food parcels?

See our story on Instagram...

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The "Gift Your Neighbour" idea...

Local refugee charity Salusbury World has worked with our resident associations, community organisations and mutual aid groups to create three local food hubs

1. Queens Park hub (now at 22 Lonsdale Rd), Mondays

2. Brondesbury hub (Maqam, Wrentham Ave), Thursdays

3. Kensal Green hub (William IV, Harrow Rd), Thursdays

4. #loveLocal - support the above while supporting local businesses

Food gift parcels

Our volunteers prepare gift parcel bags that have a mix of freshly-made food prepared the same morning by Community Response Kitchen, fruit/veg and food the household can cook with such as rice or pasta and tinned tomatoes.

These can be requested via www.bit.ly/Giftmeal.

You can also use us as a 'drop off' point for non-perishable food for us to distribute to foodbanks (such as Brent Foodbank, Sufra NW London, North Paddington) or other food services in the area (such as The Granville Community Kitchen, Queens Park Community Hub, The Avenues, Willesden Foodbank service).

Make your donation worth 25% more, at no extra cost to you?

If you cannot donate food or time, you can support us by sponsoring a food parcel by donating here, via Salusbury World: www.justgiving.com/campaign/GiftYourNeighbour. 

 

If you are a UK tax payer your donation will increase by 25% if you tick the Gift Aid box. 100% of the money will be spent on food (much-appreciated and urgent donations to the broader work of Salusbury World are to www.justgiving.com/salusburywrc).

LONSDALE RD COMMUNITY

HUB

Every Monday volunteers from Salusbury World, local Residents' Associations & other volunteers prepare 'Gifts for neighbour' parcels to distribute to vulnerable families in the area.

Please bring donations between 1-3pm on a Monday to 22 Lonsdale Rd or we can collect from you at home. 

(This hub was formerly at Salusbury School, St Anne's & Hugo's) 

The Maqam COMMUNITY

hub

Every Thursday 12-3pm volunteers prepare "Gift Your Neighbour"food parcels at the Maqam on Wrentham Ave. We also collect essential items to give to foodbanks. NOTE: new location being sought for 30/7 onwards

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THE

WILLIAM IV HUB

Every Thursday 11-2pm Kensal Triangle Residents Association (KTRA) volunteers prepare "Gift Your Neighbour"food parcels in the beautiful beer garden at William IV on Harrow Rd. They also collect essential items to give to foodbanks. 

#loveLocal 

We will be buying fresh food from local businesses as part of our #loveLocal initiative. The participating businesses will donate extra food for "Gift Your Neighbour" parcels based on how much we all buy.  

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