Grenfell Tower Fire: How Can I Help? (UPDATED 16/6/17)

Grenfell Tower Fire

The overwhelming support of the public offering donations of clothing and food has meant that many of the collection centres are now having to close. So if you still want to help, where is your support best placed? 

We’ve put together this quick guide for you to find open collection centres, reputable fundraising and places that need your physical support. We’ll update further as soon as we have the details, so do check back before starting your journey or sending items:

Update: 16 June 2017

Westway Sports & Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10. Tel: 0333 005 0442
URGENT: Standing fans and portable aircon units
Headphones, earphones. Eye masks (for sleeping), Arabic tea & fresh mint 
Special request: A Playstation 4?

Harrow Club,187 Freston Rd, London W10 6TH. Tel: 020 8969 2528
Mops, mop heads and buckets, LARGE plastic storage boxes, gaffer tape and parcel wrap, sharpies or permanent pens urgently required. 

Rugby Portobello Club, 221 Walmer Rd, London W11 4EY. Tel: 020 7229 2928
Phone vouchers – £10 and £20 denominations, all networks.

Hammersmith Town Hall
Urgent request for cardboard or plastic boxes

ITEMS REQUIRED 

 

 

Food, toiletries ‘care packs’ (inc. toothbrushes and toothpaste, and sanitary protection) and water; gift cards for people to purchase their own consumables; storage facilities; packing boxes and tape; nappies and baby wipes; baby food and formula; Hijabs; phone chargers; blankets. 

WHERE TO DONATE

LONDON

Westway Sports & Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10. Tel: 0333 005 0442 – ONLY ACCEPTING PLASTIC BOXES, PACKING TAPE AND WRAP, NO OTHER DONATIONS PLEASE!

Al Noor Cultural Centre, 50-70 Church Road W3. Tel: 0208 993 6650

MCWG Community Centre,  19 Golborne Road, W10. Tel: 0208 969 0722

Central Gurdwara, 62 Queensdale Rd, W11. Tel: 0207 603 2789

23rd Wembley Sahaba Scouts, Contact Haseena – Tel: 07872674655

Edwards Woods Comm Centre, 60 Norland Rd, London W1. Tel: 0207 603 2789

Tooting Islamic Centre, 152-156  Upper Tooting Road. Open until 4pm

Edward Woods Community Centre, 60-70 Norland Rd, W11. Tel: 020 7603 2324

UCL Students Union, 5 Gordon Street, WC1H. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/UCLUnion/

The Cross, 141 Portland Road, London. Tel: 020 7727 6760

The Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX. Tel: 020 7361 3000

Beethoven Centre, Third Avenue, W10. Tel: 020 8825 1067

Latymer Road Centre, 116 Bramley Road, W10 Tel: 020 8969 2290

ELSEWHERE

Midlands
Red Cross Collection Point: Currys/PC World, Etruria, Stoke on Trent.

Essex
Boreham Wood Football Club, Meadow Park, Broughinge Road, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 5AL

East
Better Removals & Storage, Flint Park, Barley Rd, Royston SG8. Tel: 01763 877222

Maidenhead
The Brett Foundation – contact through Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheBrettFoundation

Milton Keynes
Bubbles Wolverton, 44 Church Street, Wolverton. Tel: 01908 379593

ONLINE FUNDRAISING

The following are verified funds for the Grenfell Tower Fire victims:

The Big Give Grenfell Tower Fund
Fundraiser: thebiggive.org 
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Grenfell Tower Fund 
Go Fund Me
Fundraiser: Eartha Pond
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Latymer Road Fire Estate Appeal 
Go Fund Me
Fundraiser: Anoor Trust 
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND 

West London Tower Fire Victims
Go Fund Me
Fundraiser: Shameela Islam-Zulfiqar
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund 
Private Fund
Fundraiser: Evening Standard
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Families of Grenfell Tower 
Just Giving 
Fundraiser: Hayley Yearwood
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Get West London Grenfell Tower Appeal 
Just Giving
Fundraiser: Get West London
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

Family Action Grenfell Tower Appeal 
Just Giving
Fundraiser: Family Action
I’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THIS FUND

AMAZON WISH LISTS

Grenfell Tower Help
Registry: Kensington Town Hall, Horton Street, W8
I’D LIKE TO HELP

Grenfell Tower Emergency Reliefcurrently closed, awaiting update
Registry: Westway Centre
I’D LIKE TO HELP 

VOLUNTEERING

Update 16 June 2017, 4pm: Volunteers urgently required at the Venture Club with transport (to help move donations) – please call them on 02089603234 if you are able to assist. 

Kensington Council have asked people – especially those local to West London – to call 020 7361 3008 and register as a volunteer so their emergency duty service can hand out lists to the centres housing people.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Grenfell Solidarity Facebook Group
I’D LIKE TO JOIN

Grenfell Towers Volunteers Page
I’D LIKE TO JOIN

SOURCES: Buzzfeed, Google Docs (source unknown, will update), The Motherload Facebook Group, Grenfell TowersVolunteers Page
Photo credit: Wikipedia

 

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