Pecan is a community charity that strives to uplift the local community in Southwark through community projects, employment support and women’s services. Pecan runs the Southwark and Lewisham Women’s Hubs, Employment support, Hourbank, Southwark Foodbank and the Peckham Pantry.

How donations impact the charity?

£10 helps support people facing isolation and loneliness through group sessions.

£30 provides 1:1 advocacy and support to vulnerable women in contact with the criminal justice system.

£50 pays for a skills-based training course to people on employment support.

You might be surprised to hear…

In the year ending March 2019, Southwark Foodbank supported nearly 6000 people, a 20% increase on the previous year.

The Southwark and Lewisham Women’s hubs support 240 different women every year in the women’s spaces.

Pecan’s Employment Support sees up to 600 people, across all the programmes, per month.

How else can people support the charity?

Pecan is a volunteer-led organisation and regularly has opportunity for groups of volunteers or individuals to volunteer, with the option of volunteering regularly or on a one-off basis. Opportunities across the projects include administrative support, reception, volunteering at the Southwark Foodbank or Peckham Pantry.


121A Peckham High Street

Contact Number

020 7732 0007