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Redbridge Together: Volunteer to help tackle homelessness crisis

PUBLISHED: 12:27 21 September 2018 | UPDATED: 12:27 21 September 2018

Community members walking to the Redbridge town hall for the planning decision on Project Malachi.

Community members walking to the Redbridge town hall for the planning decision on Project Malachi.

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Do you want to do something to help tackle the borough’s homelessness crisis? Look no further!

Volunteers are being called on to support crowdfunding campaign Redbridge Together.

The Ilford Salvation Army is holding a training session at its office 
in Clements Road, on Saturday, September 22 from 1pm to 3pm for anyone interested in volunteering to find out more.

The campaign aims to raise £500,000 for two projects tackling homelessness in the borough.

Project Malachi, led by the Salvation Army, aims to create a temporary hostel for rough sleepers and homeless people using recycled shipping containers on the site of a crumbling former funeral directors in Chadwick Road to rebuild their lives.

The Welcome Project, in St Mary’s Road, offers wide ranging services from laundry to counselling.

Redbridge Together is an association an association between Ilford Salvation Army, The Welcome Centre, Ilford BID, the Ilford Recorder and Redbridge Council.

For more information contact ana.ferreira@citizensuk.org

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