Brixton Pound

Brixton Pound

Donating B£

Brixton Pound supports a number of local charities and community groups who take donations in B£e (‘Pay by Text’). As part of our desire to have the B£ used as a tool to strengthen local initiatives, why not consider using your B£ balance to make a quick and easy donation to a cause you support?

We'll also be launching a local prize draw (with a B£1000 monthly prize!) in 2015 - the Brixton Bonus - to generate revenue for the Brixton Fund, our new micro-grants pot for local projects and groups. Watch this space.

If you'd like to set up a B£ account for your local charity or not-for-profit project, we'd love to here from you - just pop us an email to

Brixton Advice Centre

Brixton Advice Centre is a charity that provides legal advice to the local community. It specialises in advice on housing, community care, welfare benefits and debt. It also hosts the really useful Lambeth Advice Directory on its website, with a wide range of local and national advice services you might find useful.

Donate by texting brixtonadvice or simply clicking here.

Brixton and Norwood Foodbank

Brixton Foodbank was set up to help combat an alarming rise in families living below the poverty line. They need B£s to get food supplies to distribute to local people in crisis.

Donate by texting foodbank or simply clicking here.

Brixton Soup Kitchen

Brixton Soup Kitchen is a grassroots project helping homeless people by providing food, support and companionship, and aiming to empower Londoners in need in a warm and friendly environment. Aside from hot meals they offer CV workshops, job guidance, and advice on housing and benefits.

Donate by texting brixsoupkitchen or simply clicking here.

Brixton Green

Local people have come together and set up a mutual organisation called Brixton Green to ensure that Brixton people are at the forefront of the redevelopment of Somerleyton Road.

Donate by texting brixtongreen or simply clicking here.

Healthy Living Club

The Healthy Living Club at Lingham Court hold a community day for people with Dementia and their carers every Wednesday at Lingham Court, in Stockwell. The group gather around a programme of therapeutic activities and is part of the College of Medicine’s innovation network. They want B£s to pay for local caterers, musicians and activity sessions.

To donate text hlclc or simply click here.

Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation

IRMO have been based in Brixton for over 25 years supporting migrants and refuges primarily, but not exclusively, of Latin American origin. They provide advice, information, training and education as well as a range of activity sessions for young people.

Donate by texting irmo or simply click here.

Lambeth Elfrida Rathbone Society

Rathbone works with adults and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities in and around Lambeth. They are particularly vulnerable or disadvantaged because they are individuals from the disability sector who are historically at risk at being marginalised from society and socially isolated.

Rathbone runs an outreach service to adults with learning disabilities and have three supported living programes. Rathbone also runs extra day time activities such as agardening club, an educational cooking project, an over 25’s social group and aspecialist Youth Club that runs three days evening a week.

Rathbone supports over 70 service users with learning disabilities to live independently in the local community. They work with over 150 young people from all around Lambeth area with 80 young people from their mainstream youth club and 50 young people with learning disabilities.

Click here to see some of their work that takes place at Studio B in Brixton Hill.

Donate to Rathbone by texting rathbone or by simply clicking here

Remakery Brixton

Remakery Brixton is a cooperative that is developing a shared workspace and incubator for local reuse and repair enterprises. They need B£s for the renovation of disused garages and for volunteer expenses.

Donate by texting remakery or simply click here.

Transition Town Brixton

Transition Town Brixton works to vision, plan and pioneer the pathway to a low energy future. A range of social enterprises have grown out of Transition Town, including the B£! They need B£s to run the transition community centre, including to pay a local electrician, run workshops and open days.

Donate by texting ttbrixton or simply click here.

Vida Walsh Centre

The Vida Walsh Centre has a long history in Windrush Square. It’s currently run by Age UK Lambeth and who run a range of activities for people over 55. They want B£s to run arts and craft workshops, zumba classes and for raffle prizes and special events.

Donate by texting vida or simply click here.