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BACA feed up to 65 people a day in Ilford and are helping NHS support those in self-isolation

The work of the British Asian Christian Association in Ilford has expanded to help a burgeoning number of needy people. We now provide a foodbank at 9am.  Alongside our foodbank we provide some hot meals prepared by Singh Sabha East London. We are also providing daily evening meals for the homeless and financially hard-up and are being helped by Rotary International who provide western meals five days a week, and from many local volunteers from a wide variety of faiths.  This includes Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus and atheists and is bolstered by regular evening meals by Singh Sabha East London.  Our foodbank is supported...

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After homeless man in London commits COVID-19 induced suicide; Christian charity calls for more focus on helping this vulnerable group

A Christian charity has called for stronger focus on helping the homeless cope with COVID-19, after an Ilford based homeless man named Pritham committed suicide on Thursday.   Pritham who had been attending a meals for the homeless project at British Asian Christian Association's headquarters took his life by jumping from a train, in what his friends have said was increasing depression over self-isolation and a lack of support services. The impact of the death was felt widely creating anguish amongst the homeless community and the charities that support them, many of whom new him well.   On Friday 3rd April, Pastor Andrew Willis, from High Road B...

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Though new to homeless help in Ilford, BACA takes a pivotal role during COVID-19

British Asian Christian Association has been planning and preparing for a 'Meals for the Homeless' project in Ilford for at least two years, but raising finance became an onerous task which caused delay. Our perseverance and belief that it was a calling from God has now been rewarded.  We now heading up three days of hot meals for the financially hard-up and homeless after a local Sikh Gurdwara, Singh Sabha London East based in Seven Kings, have offered the food they used to deliver themselves to us to distribute.  Moreover, Saint Peter's and Paul's Church on High Road Ilford who used to provide meals from the Cardinal Heenan are going ...

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