Updates

Updates on our activities and progress.

Don't Remove Our Community Larder!
Published on April 27, 2021 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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Sign the petition! · Arthurs Hill and Elswick mutual aid groups have distributed many tonnes of food. This has been done partly through f...
There has been a change to our food deliveries, so we need to shift parcel making and delivery to Saturdays starting this week. - Would you be able to make deliveries this Saturday? On Friday Elswick/Arthurs Hill mutual aid provided food pa...
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Hello! As part of the parcel making and delivery we are trying to move to a position where we have several teams of people who know how to work independently on a Thursday and Friday so that if some people get COVID-19 then the parcel makin...
URGENT: Drivers Needed
Published on January 6, 2021 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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Along with Arthurs Hill Mutual Aid we've been getting food out to lots of households across the West end each week, as well as all the food that goes into the phone boxes. Yesterday 30 households had a food delivery feeding 129 people!...
Today as packed lunches we gave out: 188 mains, 155 packets of crisps, 110 flapjacks, 54 cookies, 146 juice drinks, 31 kg fresh fruit Last time the number of packed lunches we gave out increase significantly over the days we did it: We expe...
Community Action Against Holiday Hunger
Published on October 25, 2020 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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Every week day over half-term we will be providing free packed lunches outside West Gate Hill primary academy and Hawthorne primary school. From 12-2pm The UK Government has surrendered all responsibility and humanity for hungry children in...
Food Planning Meeting
Published on October 6, 2020 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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WEST END FOOD PLANS! 🍅🥦🍟🥪🍫🍊Last week we started to think about a location for food storage, where to get cheap food, how much it would cost + legal structures, well as how to make it as easy as possible for everyone who wants to be involved...
increase in requests for parcels
Published on September 29, 2020 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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In the last week or so there has been a large increase in referrals from the council for people without food either sheilding or self isolating with a positive test result.It is not rightr that this is left up to the community to provide pe...
Mutual Aid: Food for the Future
Published on September 27, 2020 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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Fareshare are starting to charge us for food from next week so we need to get planning!a sliding scale subscription anti-food poverty organisation providing food packages?A workers coop?something else??Have you recieved food from Mutual aid...
Mutual Aid Fun day yesterday!!
Published on August 23, 2020 by Elswick Mutual Aid
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Some images from yesterday's fun day: lots of food (including 10s of kilos of fruit, chicken, sandwiches and cakes, dry foods), sports kits, art kits, trees were distrubuted for free. There were workshops on eviction resistance and musicals...
Summer Event together with Arthur's Hill Mutual AidFinal date will depend on weather! Food cooked by lots of different people (ingredients paid for through this fund)Workshops and (non Commerical) stalls Arts activities and packs to give aw...
Freecycle/community swap- DATE CHANGE
Published on July 23, 2020 by Elgan
Admin
Due to poor weather forecast on Saturday the event this weekend will be moved to Sunday! Same place same time!​
Community Swap & Share Event
Published on July 19, 2020 by Elgan
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🎁🤝 Community Freecycle Bring and Share Event is planned for Saturday 25th July at 12 o'clock🌞 (depending on weather)Can you help?📄📌 Can you put up posters around your area over this weekend (or in your window or local shops!)?🚗 Do you drive...
ELSWICK SOLIDARITY FUND NOW OPEN !!You can apply for funds of up to £30 per application. (if the fund is used up, new applicants will be placed on a waiting list, only one application every 2 weeks)Please just subm...
Midsummer Freecycle event
Published on June 29, 2020 by Elgan
Admin
We had another collaborative event with Arthurs Hill Mutual aid on 20th of June this one marked midsummer - a community freecycle swap & share event. Loads of people picked up clothes, books, toys, household items, growing kits, and eve...
Over Half term Elswick mutual aid provided 100s pack lunches for children in the Westend - we welcome the u-turn but know that this food won’t reach everyone.Community larders are continued to be stocked every day with surplus food, with fo...