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Asylum Welcome's COVID-19 Hardship Fund Urgent Appeal

Friday, April 10, 2020

Asylum Welcome's COVID-19 Hardship Fund Urgent Appeal

Asylum Welcome is responding to the Coronavirus crisis, and we would like to ask for your support in helping us cope with this unprecedented threat. We are all facing challenging times, but none more so than our most vulnerable clients.

Whilst it is only right that we protect ourselves and our loved ones right now, please take a moment to consider the plight of our clients. Some are homeless, living in very poor housing or ‘sofa surfing’ with friends, and have no recourse to public funds due to their immigration status. Many are also reliant upon support from their friends and people they know, but are at risk of losing this due to the uncertainty of so many families or individuals needing to self-isolate. 

We have responded promptly to the risks associated with the spread of Coronavirus, in line with government guidelines and advice, and as a result our services are substantially reduced.

However, be assured that Asylum Welcome will not abandon our clients, and we are taking every possible step to continue to help as many people as we can. But we need your support more than ever at this exceptionally difficult time.

Your donation would allow us to provide financial help or supermarket vouchers to our most vulnerable clients. This is essential for ensuring minimum contact during this lockdown period. We will be closely monitoring our Food Bank and are hoping to subsidise this with cash or gift cards wherever appropriate.

Please click here to find out how you can help.