Local MP, the Rt Hon Emily Thornberry, visits The Margins Project
3 March 2023
This week, Islington South and Finsbury MP, the Rt Hon Emily Thornberry visited The Margins Project drop-in service that offers nutritious hot meals for over 70 people experiencing homelessness or living in precarious housing conditions as well as training and advice & engagement services
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"Our three integrated programmes - crisis support, advice & Engagement, and training - are all success stories and we are honoured that our local MP, the Rt Hon Emily Thornberry is visiting us to see for herself the work the Margins Project does with those who are most disadvantaged in our society. Over 70 homeless or people living in precarious housing conditions visit the Margins Project for companionship, advice and nutritious hot meals"
(Amanuel Woldesus, Head of Margins)
"We are delighted to have the Rt. Hon. Emily Thornberry visiting the Union Chapel. We are a centre of creativity, a venue of outstanding reputation and a community hub committed to addressing social justice issues in the heart of Islington. As we support the most vulnerable in our society, Emily will see for herself the terrific work our community charity, the Margins Project, does supporting the homeless and those in precarious living conditions. During the pandemic, and almost overnight, Union Chapel Project, the parent charity of the Margins Project, lost 80% of its income but nonetheless remained in the heart of the response to the coronavirus. Throughout the crisis, we fought along many partners in Islington to save the place as well as to be the central hub supporting the most vulnerable in our society. The Margins Project now serves over 5400 nutritious hot meal a year"
(Michael Chandler, Chief Executive of Union Chapel Project)
Learn more about the essential work of The Margins Project here
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