Due to the spread of corona virus and the regulations of the Finnish Government, the following changes has been made to AndreasHelps – food distribution:
- Regular devotion, food and coffee service as well as distribution of second-hand clothes in the church hall are cancelled for the time being.
- Ready packed food bags are distributed at the entrance/lobby of the church on Thursdays at 14:00-17:00.
- Food bags are packed in advance, and it is not possible to change it or influence its contents. Food bag needs to be accepted as a whole, and its food items should not be left in the street or in the church. If you wish, you can give extra food items, for example, to your friends.
- We start to distribute food bags at 14.00 and continue as long as there are bags left (max until 18.00).
- While queuing, please use a mask and keep a sufficient (2 meters) distance to others. Don’t come, if you have flu symptoms.
- Distributing food bags is an open event, where anyone in need can come to queue for a bag.
- Please follow the advice of the church staff during the distribution of food bags.
- We are constantly following the corona situation as well as the guidance of relevant authorities. Rapid changes may occur to the food distribution. Any changes will be updated to the website of Andreaskyrkan: https://andreaskyrkan.fi/matutdelningen-andreashelps/
You can also call or send a text message to: 044-764 26 24 or 040-7431971.
- Distribution of food bags is carried out in cooperation with the City of Helsinki and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Helsinki. Information about other food bag distribution places can be found on the website of the Church of Helsinki.
- Thank you for your patience and understanding!