Fish & Fisheries News

Tuesday January 24, 2023

Feeding London’s Homeless with Fish

Crisis, one of the leading UK homeless charities, works to support people sleeping rough and without permanent accommodation across the capital and beyond. Every Christmas they provide thousands of hot meals to those most in need.

Each year the Company donates a selection of seafood for use in fish pies to provide a warm and nutritious meal for London’s homeless at Christmas.

In 2022 the Company donated 360kg of a range of different fish and shellfish from Chamberlain’s at Billingsgate Market, to help Crisis feed over 1000 vulnerable people. In their Christmas campaign, Crisis provided over 3,480 people with support, from food and new clothes to long term help with housing, training, health and accommodation. They were able to give 450 people somewhere safe to stay over Christmas in hotel accomodation and served 1,724 people at their London day centres.

Nick Whiting, Corporate Donations Coordinator at Crisis explained “The fish pie is an annual favourite and was fed to over 1000 of Crisis’s guests and volunteers on Boxing Day over our four day centres in Bermondsey, Notting Hill, Hackney and Docklands.”

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