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Food aid during the holidays


Helsinki food aid during the Christmas 2020 holidays

Please wear a face mask and maintain safe distances if you visit a food distribution point. Do not come if you are ill.

Monday 21 December

12:00 Hermannin diakoniatalo, Hämeentie 75

11:00 Myllypuron elintarvikeapu, Jauhokuja 3

15:00 Caritas Finland office, Kuusitie 6

By appointment only: Salvation Army, Castreninkatu 24, tel. 09 77431320

Tuesday 22 December 

12:15 Pitäjänmäki Church, Turkismiehenkuja 4.

11:00 Alppila Church, Kotkankatu 2

By appointment only: Salvation Army, Castreninkatu 24, tel. 09 77431320

Wednesday 23 December

11:00 Myllypuron elintarvikeapu, Jauhokuja 3

12:00 Hermannin diakoniatalo, Hämeentie 75

12:00 Hursti Foundation’s Christmas bag distribution, Central Railway Square in Helsinki

15:00 Andreaskyrkan, Korkeavuorenkatu 22

By appointment only: Salvation Army, Castreninkatu 24, tel. 09 77431320

Monday 28 December

11:00 Myllypuron elintarvikeapu, Jauhokuja 3

12:00 Hermannin diakoniatalo, Hämeentie 75

Tuesday 29 December

12:15 Pitäjänmäki Church, Turkismiehenkuja 4.

Wednesday 30 December

11:00 Myllypuron elintarvikeapu, Jauhokuja 3

15:00 Andreaskyrkan, Korkeavuorenkatu 22

Thursday 31 December

12:00 Hermannin diakoniatalo, Hämeentie 75

Ruoka-apu.fi is a service for seekers and organisers of food aid. The page features up-to-date information on food aid events and communal meals in your selected area. Check ruoka-apu.fi for up-to-date information.

HurstinApu

Hurstin Valinta (Helsinginkatu 19) held its final distribution event of the year on 18 December 2020.

This year’s Hurstin Apu Christmas celebration has been cancelled due to the coroanvirus crisis, but the charity will be distributed Christmas food to those in need at the Central Railway Square in Helsinki on 23 December. Christmas-themed bags of food (1 per person) were handed out for as long as they lasted.​ HurstinApu’s seasonal food bag included traditional Finnish Christmas foods, such as ham, casseroles, fish, sweets and other holiday treats.​

The first distribution event of 2021 will be held at the Helsinginkatu office on Fri 8 January 10:00–14:00.
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If you are concerned about your coping ability, please contact: 

Helsinki's Social services counselling
available on weekdays 9:00–16:00 at tel. 09 310 44400. 
The chat services is available on weekdays 9:00–16:00 at https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/socia-health/socia-support/information.
The Emergency social services number 0206 96006 is available every day around the clock.

On-call number of Helsinki parish pastors 
09 2340 9000 (in Finnish) or 09 2340 9001 (på svenska).
The on-call priests are available every day 9:00–21:00 from 24 December onwards




22.12.2020 23:04