Turkey and Syria earthquake appeals

Earthquake appeals

We at Hackney CVS are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life from the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria. Our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, both in Turkey and Syria, as well as members of the Turkish, Kurdish, Cypriot and Syrian communities here in City and Hackney.

Donations can be made to Disasters Emergency Committee here.

Below we have listed a number of local organisations that have set up earthquake appeals that you can donate to.

Local organisations collecting donations

Refugee Workers Cultural Association
The Refugee Workers Cultural Association provides information advice and guidance, translating and interpreting and cultural activities.
Go Fund Me donations page
Account Number: 65371525
Sort Code: 08-92-99

The Day-Mer Turkish and Kurdish Community Centre works with and on behalf of Turkish and Kurdish people in London, helping to solve problems and promoting cultural, economic, social and democratic rights.
Crowdfunder page
Sort code: 309814
Account no: 00283464
Ref: Earthquake

Tohum Cultural Centre
The Tohum Cultural Centres hosts cultural activities such as drama, folk dance, music and musical instrument classes along with translation services, housing advice and workshops on health issues.
Sort code: 602032
Account no: 40609685
Ref: Deprem

Heyva Sor a Kurdistane
Heyva Sor a Kurdistane provides welfare, support families, general advise, training and other allied services to the Kurdish speaking community.
Bank Sort code: 089299
Bank Account No: 65863091
IBAN: GB55 CPBK 0892 9965 8630 91/ BIC: CPBK GB22

Dersim Cultural Centre
Desrim is a cultural and community centre that brings people together to deal with isolation, enhance cultural belonging and provide advice information and advocacy.
Sort code: 08-92-99
Account no: 67237492

London Alevi Cultural Centre and Cemevi
London Alevi Cultural Centre and Cemevi provides hard-to-reach communities with advice, information resources, guidance and practical support.
Account No: 60570966
Sort Code:20-46-60
Ref: Earthquake

Hundred Flower Cultural Centre
The Hundred Flower Cultural Centre provides services to meet the needs of the Turkish and Kurdish community of North London.
Account No: 40878278
Sort Code:20-46-57
Ref: Earthquake

Turkish Cypriot Cultural Association
Turkish Cypriot Cultural Association (TCCA) has been supporting the welfare and well-being of the Turkish-speaking community in London since 1977. In these difficult times, TCCA accepts donations to help rebuild lives in the earthquake-affected areas.
Account name: Turkish Cypriot Cultural Association
Account no: 00208683
Sort Code: 40 51 98

Britain Alxas Community Centre
Britain Alxas Community Centre promotes social inclusion for the public benefit amongst refugees, asylum seekers and migrants of Turkish and Kurdish descent by preventing such people from becoming socially excluded.
Sort Code: 20-45-45
Account Number: 40989592

Roj Women Association
Roj Women Association is calling for urgent donations to provide lifesaving essentials to families affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
Donate here

Imece Women’s Centre aim to support the women and children who have survived the earthquake. Donate here

Donations link (from their Facebook page).

Suleymaniye Aid
(Registered charity based at Suleymaniye Mosque in Dalston) – Donations link.

Suleymaniye Mosque
(Also a registered charity and Hackney’s largest mosque) – which runs independently from the Aid charity above. Donations link. Funds raised in coordination with Valide Sultan Mosque on Clissold Rd.

Hasene Aid UK
(Registered charity office/shop on Stoke Newington Road). Teams are also on the ground (updates posted on their Facebook page). Donations link

Aziziye Mosque
(Registered charity) – Donation details are on their Facebook post here.

Shacklewell Lane Mosque
(Ramadan Mosque, which is also a registered charity, in coordination with Cyprus Islamic Association) Donations details posted on their Facebook post here.