Community groups appeal for aid in London and across the UK

The Turkish Speaking community groups in London and across the UK have made appeals calling on community members to donate to a number of appeals which will be sending aid to Turkey following the devasting earthquakes that hit the country yesterday morning.

Many of the Turkish Speaking communities in London have been affected by the devastation which has hit many of their hometowns and villages.

Below are a number of drop-off points and contacts number for community groups and associations which will be aiding to send support to Turkey.

Many have asked for items such as; Winter supplies, blankets, coats, shoes and other items.

Contact numbers have been provided for more information regarding requested items and deadline dates and times for drop-offs.

Drop-off points:
West London Turkish Community Centre
670 Hanworth Road, Hounslow TW4 5NP
Chairman: Özkan Kalkan – Tel: 07830932923

Karahasanlılar U.K.
3rd Floor, Community Centre, 8 Lovelace Street, London E8 4FF

İbrahim Altun – 07872665199

Ramadan Mosque
9-15 Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2DA

Contact: Hussein El Bakayi – 07930 433640


4 Willoughby Road, London, N8 0HR

Turkish Cypriot Women’s Project

140A Falkand Road, Lodnon N8 0NP


628-630 Green Lanes, London N8 0SD

New Peckham Mosque

99 Cobourgh Road, London, DA15 9NU

CML Cargo

10 Commercial Road, London N18 1TP


Luton Turkish Education and Culture Foundation

58 Dumfries Street, Luton LU1 5BS

President: Atilla Üstün – Tel: 07799891676

Leicester Religious Education and Culture Association
277 Saffron Lane, Leicester, Le26ue

UK President: Murat Şükrü Acar – Tel: 07833625391

Bristol Turkish Community

270 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8PB

Halil Ibrahim: 07450255635

Woolston Learning Centre (Southampton)

2 Victoria Road Southampton, SO19 9DX

Contact: 07832972914

Guney Ingiltere Anadolu Kultur Merkezi (Poutsmouth)

Sabin Cebeci: 07979507668

Devon Turkish Community

42A main Roade, Exeter, devon EX4 8HS

Yasa Oflaz: 07794521332


Senol & Senol Ltds-Unit C Canalside North John Gilberts Way, Trafford Park M17 IUP

Mevre Erol: 07534690257

Gemak UK – Milk-Lab UK Building, Salder Street, Middleton M24 5UJ

Erdal Akcora: 07399460813

The donation can be made to the following community groups and associations:
The Ataturk Society UK (ASUK)

Acc Name: Ingiltere ADD – Acc No: 01017598 -Sort Code: 40-51-98 – Reference: TR Earthquake

London Alevi Cultural Centre and Cemevi (IAKMC)

Acc Name: London Alevi Cultural Centre and Cemevi – Acc No: 60570966 -Sort Code: 20-46-60– Reference: Earthquake


Acc Name: Day-Mer Turkish & Kurdish Community Solidarity Centre– Acc No: 00283464 -Sort Code: 30-98-14– Reference: Earthquake


Acc Name: Refugee Workers Cultural Association– Acc No: 65371525 -Sort Code: 08-92-66– Reference: Earthquake

2 Responses to Community groups appeal for aid in London and across the UK to send to Turkey

  1. DianaAmbrose says:

    I live in Portsmouth were can I donate sleeping bags etc

  2. Luke says:

    I also live in Portsmouth and have potentially 100’s pairs of new shoes that can be donated. Is there anywhere locally where these can be donated?

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