14 June 2017
*UPDATE (15 June 2017, 03:40am):
No more items needed. All centres have been fully stocked and are unable to take any further items. We would encourage anyone who wants to support to donate money where they can. Thank you all for your support.
Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in the early hours of the morning today, the Muslim Council of Britain is urgently collecting to help those who are currently displaced and in need of food, clothes, sanitary products and other basic necessities.
Donations will be dropped off at Al Manaar, the Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, who are providing temporary shelter to anyone affected by the fire.
If you are able to donate anything and cannot travel into the drop-off points in west London, please drop your items to: Darul Ummah Mosque- 56 Bigland Street, London, E1 2ND by 4pm.
There is currently a need for:
- Food packs
- Tinned foods
- Sanitary items
If you are a larger organisation with more capacity and would like to donate more, please call us on: 0207 492 4988.
If you face any difficulty in organising a drop off but would still like to donate, please contact us on 0207 492 4988.
Many are mobilising to help those affected. Below is a list of all the charities/organisations that are supporting the victims:
Muslim Aid is on site, assessing needs and supporting locally. Working with Age Concern they are distributing blankets
Penny Appeal have a team on the ground, including their Head of Programmes and are coordinating with local partners including the Faiths Forum for London and The British Red Cross. They are also coordinating aid with the Sikh communities in Yorkshire and will be disseminating aid over the next few days as appropriate. Whilst our courageous emergency services are in their rescue phase, the Penny Appeal team, and many others are working to make sure those affected know they are not alone. Please help in any way you can, or you can call 03000 11 11 11 to donate to help the team provide as much support as possible.
Islamic Relief is on the ground right now to see how they can help and will be assessing needs beyond today. They are sending six thousand water bottles and are donating £10,000 from the Islamic Relief Emergency Fund to help those affected.
Human Appeal is open to take clothes, food, toiletries for the victims. Everyone is encouraged to drop donated items to Whitechapel Human Appeal, 138 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1JQ
Human Aid are donated items for the victims. DROP OFF: Pinchin Street, London E1 1SD
Muslim Hands has launched a campaign to raise funds for the victims here, and are also collecting donated items for victims. DROP OFF: 595 – 597 Commercial Road, London E1 0HJ
National Zakat Foundation has staff and volunteers on the ground, liaising with local mosques and churches compiling a database of individuals and identifying medium/long term financial needs for those who have lost incomes or access to funds. If anyone would like to apply or be referred for medium term support, they should call 03333123123 or email [email protected]
Al Manar Centre are open for use as a temporary shelter by anyone affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. Anyone of any faith or no faith is most welcome to walk in to have some rest, sleep, and or have some water and food. Al-Manaar staff and volunteers will also be trying to deliver water, dates, and other emergency essentials to the affected area. Please call on: 02089641496 or 07754271744. Email: [email protected] Address: 244 Acklam Road, London, W10 5YG
Muntada Aid and the West London Islamic Cultural Centre, which are based in Parsons Green, West London, are opening its doors to provide help and support for all those who have been affected. Persons who need shelter, food, clothing, washing facilities or advice to access further support are urged to contact us on 0207 118 0777.
Nadi Park Royal and Human Appeal are working together to accomodate shelter for those affected by the devastating fire in London’s Grenfell Tower. Nadi are happy to accomodate 100 people and will be working with them to take care of the essential immediate needs. They need drivers to pick up people and drop them to: Al-Nadi Park Royal, 260 Old Oak Common Lane, NW10 6DX
The Imam Khoei Islamic Centre is opening its premises for use as temporary shelter for anyone affected by the blazing fires at #GrenfellTower in Latimer Road, #London and are welcoming all those that have been affected by this tragedy. They will also be providing food and clothes. For more information call 02073724049 or 07957207618. Address is Chevening Road, NW6 6TN
Masjid Al Humera is appealing for emergency food and clothing for those affected by Grenfell Tower fire. Please donate clothing/food to Masjid Al Humera, 183 Green Street, Forest Gate
E7 8LL. They will be aiming to take all donations by 6:30 this evening. Contact details for people who want to help or donate – 07399 371 233/079 444 666 46
UKIM West London are collecting the following items to help the people who have been effected by the fire in Latimer Road – Blankets, Childrens clothes and shoes,Adult men and women clothes shoes, Toileteries for men and women and children e.g toothbrush and paste, shower gels etc, Food e.g biscuits cereal bars tinned food, money which will be used to help the families get back on their feet. DROP OFF: UKIM, Central Office, 202 North Gower Street, London, NW1 2LY
Harrow Central Mosque is collecting essential items such as food, water, blankets and clothes especially baby and children clothes as well as hijabs and abayas. Please donate the essential items outside the security office on the ground floor of the masjid. DROP OFF: Harrow Central Mosque, 34 Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2SQ
Hyderi Islamic Centre (part of Council of European Jamaat COEJ) is collecting items for the victims of Grenfell Fire. They will be collecting clothing for adults and children, alongside toiletries and baby items only. Monetary donations can also be made. Please bring your items tonight between 7.45pm and 12am. DROP OFF : Hyderi Islamic Centre, 26 Estreham Rd. Streatham. SW16 5PQ
Tooting Islamic Centre are collecting items. DROP OFF: 152-156 Upper Tooting Road today. Please donate clothes, toys, blankets and toiletries by 4pm
The KSIMC of London Hujjat (Part of World Federation) are taking their first round of supplies to the area of Grenfell Tower, and meals will be following shortly. They are collecting further supplies. DROP OFF: The Annex Building, Wood Lane, Stanmore, HA7 4LQ by 7.30pm this evening. They are collecting bedding, clean towels, non-perishable food items, clean underwear, toiletries/sanitary products/wet wipes, and bottles of water. Please pack items separately
Kingston Mosque is responding to the fire in Grenfell Towers, West London and are collecting only the following items; Nappies, Tinned food, bedding (sheets etc). Please drop off to Kingston Mosque anytime today up until 8pm 14th June, at which point they will then leave to drop off to the centres housing those made homeless.”
Suffa Global and East London Mosque are on the ground supporting locals with donations
Ramadan Tent Project are providing the first 400 hot meals to go directly to residents of Grenfell Tower. They are also collecting donations – see more details here. They are offering free iftar meals everyday at 20:30 at Malet St Gardens WC1E 6DP.
MAB Youth are offering support
Muslimaat London are collecting emergency supplies
West London Islamic Centre and The Better Community Business Network (BCBN ) is assisting with delivery of emergency provisions and volunteers.
HELP/ DROP OFF POINTS
RUGBY PORTOBELLO TRUST
221 Walmer Road,
ST CLEMENT’S CHURCH
95 Sirdar Road,
TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN CENTRE
210 Latimer Road,
1 Gresham Road,
BRIXTON SOUP KITCHEN
297-299 Coldharbour Lane,
SOUTH LONDON ISLAMIC CENTRE
8 Mitcham Lane,