A Points of Light Award has been given by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to Daksha Varsani and Paresh Jethwa, whofoundedthe‘CommunityResponse Kitchen’ which has served a staggering 200,000 vegetarian Indian meals to NHS staff and vulnerable people during COVID-19.
Daksha, Paresh, and the team have provided thousands of meals to our neighbours via our Mutual Aid volunteers. It has been an outstanding partnership to date, and Brent Mutual Aid is supporting Daksha to build a continuation plan for CRK.
They are currently seeking new premises from which to operate, and they will be fundraising, applying for grants, and learning from other established organisations.
Katie Pascoe & Nina Gallagher
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