Besom enables followers of Jesus to put God's love into action by giving generously, creatively & effectively to those in need by providing:
Each year we prepare Christmas Hampers and deliver up to 150 local families and individuals, who have been referred to us. They contain most of the items you would expect to enjoy over Christmas such as: puddings, cakes, luxury biscuits, chocolates, mince pies and a gift for each family member. Click here for a leaflet on how to get involved;
Bedding & Towel Packs
When people move into Emergency accommodation we can also provide new bedding & towels
Home Starter Packs
When people move into Emergency accommodation or into their first flat and they have nothing, we can help with household starter packs, everything we provide is new (or as new). This includes crockery, cutlery, saucepans, utensils etc. plus the items below, we do NOT do furniture and white goods.
This may include small electrical items such as new Toasters, Kettles & Microwaves.
Toiletries & Cleaning Packs
When requested on referrals we can also add toiletries ans/or cleaning materials to the Food packs.
What We Do!
Each week we prepare and deliver dozens of food packs to individuals, couples and families that have been referred to us.
Each pack will contain enough for at least three days of balanced food, including Meat, Eggs, Bread, Spread, fresh fruit & vegetables. Also Dog & Cat food where applicable.
We also provide Citizens Advice Surrey Heath with Emergency 24hr bags.
New Baby Packs
These usually include a Moses basket and/or baby bath with bedding, baby toiletries & baby clothes (for up to 6 month olds).
We have supported Syrian and Afghan refugee families with everything they need to set up home and settle in, including food until such time they became self-sufficient. In 2022 we have begun also to support Ukrainian families, with New baby packs and now with Home Starter packs as they move out of their sponsored homes into independent rented accommodation.