In a time of great uncertainty and national need, we are proud to stand with our charitable partners. We are signatories to London Funders’ Funder statement, an important statement of intent which many grant giving charities, both large and small, have signed up to pledging to be adaptable and flexible. We will be working with our charitable partners to understand how to best support them through these difficult times. If you need to contact either of our grants team, Fish & Fisheries or Philanthropy & Grants, click here
For those wishing to help, we have listed some of our charitable partners, who are working to help the vulnerable during this difficult time:
Beyond Food set up a new helpline to help the most vulnerable in London and throughout the UK during the current crisis. To find out more and to donate click here
Chefs in Schools are helping the most at need at this difficult time, providing free school meals to eligible pupils who are now at home and helping schools feed the children of key workers. To find out more and to donate click here.
City Harvest are helping to ensure that food is available and given to charities which are feeding London’s most vulnerable. To find out more how you can help and to donate click here.
Manna Centre are feeding the homeless in the London Bridge area. To find out more and to donate click here
Fishermen’s Mission https://www.fishermensmission.org.uk
Offering emergency financial support for fishermen for the maintenance of the basics of life, and providing pastoral care. The Mission work closely with Shipwrecked Mariners Society to provide financial and practical assistance to fishermen and their dependants.
Seafarers’ Advice and Information Line (SAIL) http://sailine.org.uk/
Part of Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) offering specialised advice for fishermen, including independent, financial advice on benefit entitlement, HMRC issues, debt, charity grants and housing
Seafarers Hospital Society https://seahospital.org.uk/
Offering health, welfare and advice to merchant seafarers and fishermen families