Project 58:7


 

PROJECT 58.7

 A Churches Together in Basildon Outreach of Fatth in Action

WHO ARE WE?  Operating Since 2008......                                                                                62+Volunteers from 11 Churches in Basildon.including cooks..

The name is based on Isaiah chapter 58 verse 7 in the Bible::

“….. is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter – when you see the naked, to clothe him, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood? “

WHAT ARE WE DOING?                                                                                                                  

Providing a free hot meal throughout the year (on average 15-20 meals x 5 pr wk),hot drink & support to any adult in need or rough sleeping/homeless (children not encouraged)                                                                                   

A lsitening ear

Prayer available for people and their situations if required                                                              

Practical help eg. clothes, sleeping bags, tents, form filling, etc

Signposting to other agencies eg. benefits, housing, training, rehab, CAP. dept councelling, CAB, health & wellbeing etc.

Volunteering at Basildon Emergency Night Shelter, Community & churches working together.