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Dear Neighbours, We're excited to announce two upcoming events for your diaries, taking place over what some are already calling the 2022 'Summer of Solidarity'. We've been organising unconditional community solidarity for close to 2 years...
* Meter Reading day Thursday 31st March 2022.* Hi everyone Just in case you haven't already heard, it's a good idea to take gas and electricity meter readings on March 31st. Regardless of what type of meter you have, smart or otherwise. - N...
Dear Neighbours, We hope this update finds you safe and well, despite the bleak weather and bleak national economic forecast. The need for solidarity in our communities is as apparent as ever, so we want to start by thanking you for your in...
Dear neighbours, As we wrap up for the holidays, we wanted to take a moment to reflect back on the last year (or 14 months) since we set up the Newham Solidarity Fund. We are conscious we haven't stopped to do this since the early days of t...
Holiday break 2021
Published on December 7, 2021 by Janani Paramsothy
Dear neighbours, The normal schedule of payments will be disrupted over the holiday period as the fund administrators and our accounting service take a break. There will be no payments from Monday 20th Dec - Monday 3rd Jan....
Dear neighbours, The funds from our project with the Basic Income Conversation have now arrived :D We're just sending you a quick explanatory note as you may have noticed that we had lots of money flowing in and out of our account today. We...
Dear neighbours, DECEMBER IS GOING TO BE A SPECIAL MONTH FOR THE NEWHAM SOLIDARITY FUND! We have some really exciting news. We are receiving £969.30 from a project that we have been working on with a campaign group called...
Dear neighbours, We are writing to you to let you know that we are currently working with The Basic Income Conversation. They are a campaigning organisation, hosted by Compass. Their aim is to encourage people and organisations to discuss t...
Good afternoon, neighbour! Huge thank you to everyone for supporting the #NewhamNeighbours campaign. By telling your friends and neighbours about Newham Solidarity Fund, and sharing why you support the fund, our monthly recurring contributi...
Dear Neighbours, Further to the update that was shared on 29 April, this message is to notify you that no further grants can be made from the fund this month unless we receive further donations. We currently receive around £1000 in regular...
Dear Neighbours, From 1 May 2021, applying to the Newham Solidarity Fund will become first come, first served. If you would like to apply from the Fund, please apply as soon as possible on or after the first day of each cal...
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Holiday Schedule
Published on December 5, 2020 by Robin White
The normal schedule of payments will be disrupted over the holiday period as the fund administrators and our accounting service take a break. There will be no payments from Saturday 19th Dec - Sunday 27th Dec. Only two payments will be made...
Good morning, From today, we are restricting the use of Paypal as a 'pay out' method. This is to reduce the possibility of individuals making multiple applications in the same month. You can still donate using Paypal, and if you don't have...
Effective 27 October 2020, Newham residents can apply for up to £50 per household per month. To current contributors, huge thanks. If you are new here and are in a position to give, please do so as contributions enable the fund to continue...
The fund is open and able to accept contributions. Please share this page with anyone who might be able to help; no contribution is too small. The fund will be open to applicants in the near future - announcement to follow! Any queries, ple...