Build a Home For Refugee Cafe

by Refugee Cafe in London, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 2nd June 2021 we successfully raised £32,463 ( + est. £4158.75 Gift Aid ) with 458 supporters in 35 days

Launch a refugee-led café in Lewisham, providing employment training and jobs to out-of-work refugees whilst serving delicious food for all.

by Refugee Cafe in London, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding
Power to Change Community Business Crowdmatch logo

Power to Change Community Business Crowdmatch has provided £10,000 of funding

Up to £10,000 of extra funding to help start or pivot, community businesses such as community owned shops, hubs, pubs, sports facilities, local landmarks and more.

The Crowd

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Sheila pledged £50 + an estimated £12.50 in Gift Aid

2nd June 2021 at 10:25am

Sheila has also backed 1 other project

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Charlotte Tatham pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

2nd June 2021 at 10:13am

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Anonymous pledged £80 + an estimated £20.00 in Gift Aid

2nd June 2021 at 8:37am

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Eileen Reid pledged £20

2nd June 2021 at 7:25am

Eileen Reid has also backed 7 other projects

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kevin-bonavia pledged £20

2nd June 2021 at 7:20am

kevin-bonavia has also backed 2 other projects

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Ramona Muriuki pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

2nd June 2021 at 3:04am

Ramona Muriuki has also backed 2 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 9:48pm

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Daisy Hooper pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 7:28pm

Daisy Hooper has also backed 2 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 7:00pm

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Eleanor Morgan pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 6:05pm

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Rebecca Owens pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 12:36pm

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Edison Huynh pledged £80 + an estimated £20.00 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 12:15pm

Edison Huynh has also backed 1 other project

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moyraw pledged £30 + an estimated £7.50 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 10:58am

moyraw has also backed 2 other projects

EAC pledged £15 + an estimated £3.75 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 9:52am

EAC has also backed 1 other project

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Abigail Amey pledged £50

1st June 2021 at 9:46am

Abigail Amey has also backed 3 other projects

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Susie Green pledged £35 + an estimated £8.75 in Gift Aid

1st June 2021 at 7:46am

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Anonymous pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

31st May 2021 at 9:04pm

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kristina pledged £80 + an estimated £20.00 in Gift Aid

31st May 2021 at 4:38pm

kristina has also backed 2 other projects

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Lisa Harrison pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

31st May 2021 at 3:35pm

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arriettyclock pledged £10

31st May 2021 at 3:33pm

arriettyclock has also backed 8 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £80

31st May 2021 at 11:01am

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Anonymous pledged £50 + an estimated £12.50 in Gift Aid

31st May 2021 at 10:48am

Deborah Canavan pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

30th May 2021 at 10:08pm

Deborah Canavan has also backed 7 other projects

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£35 or more

48 of 48 claimed

Limited Edition Tea Towel

This colourful tea towel shows the lively illustrated vision of Refugee Cafe. A beautiful (and practical) souvenir!

£15 or more

Iranian Calligraphy Postcard

Thank you postcard designed by a talented refugee Calligrapher based in Lewisham.

£80 or more

12 of 20 claimed

Dinner for two at Refugee Cafe

When we open join a friend at Refugee Cafe for a delicious 3-course meal.

£200 or more

3 of 20 claimed

A dedicated plaque on a Refugee Cafe chair

Naming a chair at Refugee Cafe is the perfect gift for a Lewisham regular. Which coffee drinker in your life would love a star spot at this new community cafe? If you're a business your welcome to buy a few plaques for all those meetings.

£1,000 or more

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Company name on wall by refugee artist

Show your love for the local community by pledging to have your companies name on our supporters wall in the cafe. A talented local refugee artist will create the design.

£25 or more

60 of 60 claimed

Special Syrian Biscuit Tin with Illustrated Cover

A special edition of our famous Syrian biscuit tin selection, sent to your door.

£45 or more

40 of 40 claimed

Launch Party with delicious canapes

You are invited to join us for our opening night, an evening of music, amazing international food and celebration! Come along and help us kick off in style.

£100 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Your recipe on the menu, developed by a chef!

This one is for all you foodies out there. By pledging £100 you will be invited to develop a recipe during a 1-1 workshop with one of our chefs, bringing a Refugee Cafe twist to your recipe and launching it on the menu for a week or more.

£500 or more

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Team Building Cooking Workshop

Put a twist on the Christmas get together and support your local community at the same time! We invite you to bring your team of up to 20 colleagues to join a cooking workshop led by a local refugee chef. We'll work with you to find the perfect recipes beforehand and close the cafe for the evening, so your team can enjoy learning and eating together.

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