What we’ve been up to…

Spread the goodwill! Send a text to help a Westminster family.

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Our Christmas text campaign poster

There’s only one more day until Christmas, and there’s still time to take a few moments out of your day to tap into the spirit of goodwill and help families in need in Westminster.

All you need to do to to get involved is text… Continue reading

Local schools spread Christmas cheer and raise £1,139 for WBAF


Volunteer collector Hardip, and WBAF’s Fundraiser Chris

This year, Westminster schools once again donated their time to share some festive spirit and raise some funds for Westminster Befriend A Family by holding carol performances in some great locations in Westminster. Our four schools – including St Mary Magdalene Primary, Westminster… Continue reading

London marathon 2015: support Jack

Jack Scrimshaw from Sir Robert McAlpine is running for WBAF  in this year’s London marathon  on  Sunday April 26.

The 26 year old  quantity surveyor from south east London has worked at the construction company for over two years.

He says: ‘Completing a marathon has been a long term goal… Continue reading

Inspiring Young People

On Friday 30th May 2014, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd hosted a Young People’s Careers Insight Day event for Westminster Befriend a Family and 15 of our young people and their families. Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd is a leading UK construction and civil engineering company and their staff team organised… Continue reading

There were 5 in the bed and the little one said…

Well done to WBAF family worker, Nadine Docherty, who managed to obtain some financial assistance to provide beds, carpets and domestic items for a vulnerable family of five. 

WBAF have been supporting the single mother and her daughters who were victims of domestic violence. Their accommodation lacked some of the… Continue reading