Published: 27 August 2021

As you have seen in the news, the impact the Taliban is having on the Afghan people, families, communities, and particularly women and children is devastating. As a borough, we want the Afghan community to know we stand with them.

Southwark has a long history of supporting refugees, and now more than ever the Afghan community need our support.

How can YOU help? There are many ways you can help and show your love and support:

💰Make a financial donation to charities:

👕 Donate clothing and essential items:
  • Care4calais drop off location in Southwark:

    Address: 73 Enid St, London SE16 3RA.

    Number: 020 7064 8444

    Opening times: Monday 12-7; Tuesday 12-7; Wednesday 2-9; Thursday 2-9; Friday 2-9; Saturday 12-9; Sunday 12-7

🙋🏼‍♀️Volunteer your time:

Big national charities always need people, such as:

Look up local small organisations that will need volunteers, such as:

✏️Write to your MP

If you have any concerns or issues that you want your MP to take up.

Please get in contact: Find your local MP here

💻 Use your social media platforms to spread the word

Share the plight for people to donate clothes or money through your social media channels.

🏡 Offer a room in your house

Refugees at Home is a UK charity which connect those with a spare room in their home to refugees and asylum seekers.