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Skipchen Solidarity Cafe: Lesbos

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Bristol Skipchen

"When injustice becomes law resistance becomes duty" This is as true for wasted life as it is wasted food. Please donate and help us help.

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The Bristol Skipchen came into existence as part of The Real Junk Food Project, an anti food waste campaign. In 8 months we served Bristol over 25,000 meals from "waste" food. In April, we made our first solidarity trip to Calais in our food rescue ambulance. We became overwhelmed with compassion for the people we met there, so when Help Refugees offered us the opportunity to go to Lesbos and establish a solidarity cafe we thought it would be a great way to use our skills and expertise to provide hot food for those seeking refuge from war and suffering. It is estimated over 690,000 have come through Lesbos so far this year and with bombing intensifying in Syria, the flow of people is not likely to let up.

Event details

Bristol to Lesbos

This is a human to human, people to people effort of supporting resistance. Your money will be used for the day to day running costs of the space. With your help we will provide up to 2000 meals per day.
Funds will be used to buy food and energy and hopefully employ local people to give the kitchen longevity as well as help the greek economy. Sadly this crisis is not ending soon and it is paramount that projects like this can sustain themselves for as long as they are needed. This is more than aid, it is an effort to give a safe space to those in need, where they can find food, drink, company, compassion, community, music and listening ears, whilst they continue their journey from destruction to safety.

Event date

19-November-2015 00:00  - 
31-December-2016 00:00

Event type

Refugee Solidarity

Event is completed


Donation by Anonymous
on 10-04-2016
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 07-04-2016
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by From The Sham Tastic group Kent
on 26-03-2016
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Donation by Anonymous
on 14-03-2016
£6.25 gift aid
Merry christmas... Skye,Zoe,Marshall, Jamie, Aaron, Fin, Seth, Alex, Mum, Dad And the rest of the gang
Donation by The clan
on 25-12-2015
£25.00 gift aid
Happy Christmas to you and everyone you are helping.
Donation by Geoff
on 25-12-2015
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Sophie
on 20-12-2015
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Holly Huntley
on 15-12-2015
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Nikki
on 09-12-2015
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Donation by Anonymous
on 08-12-2015
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Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,652.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,652.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,872.00

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