Refugee aid convoy hits the road
Seven massive vans have been loaded up with food, water, clothes and hygiene items, ready to be handed out to refugees arriving in Greece. Amir did most of the heavy lifting and the convoy is now travelling through Europe.
15 SEPT 2015
Amir supports Carlisle after flood devastation
When winter floods hit England the effects were devastating. Amir and teams headed up to Carlisle to help with the clean-up operation and show solidarity with the community.
13 DEC 2015
Food for the homeless
In the UK, Amir gets involved in projects like this soup kitchen in Stockport, where many homeless people go for a warm meal and a chance to chat. Little things like this can have a big impact.
8 NOV 2015
Amir helps refugees on Lesbos
Amir Khan and the teams were busy handing out essential aid to refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos. They distributed food and basic medicines, as well as clothes and sleeping bags.
1 OCT 2015
A surprise for Amir
Amir Khan visited the Penny Appeal offices to get an update on the orphan village in The Gambia. What he wasn’t expecting was this treat – a massive frame featuring a collection of happy photos from his visit to the country
19 JAN 2016
Amir visits orphans in The Gambia
Amir made a special visit to orphans in a Penny Appeal home in The Gambia, and they were delighted to see him. Here they are doing the famous “small change, BIG difference” move!
1 AUG 2015
Iftaar for water
During Ramadan we’re all reminded of the hardships faced by those in poverty, so a fundraising iftaar dinner is a great way to support them. Amir hosted this special evening and everyone broke their fast as a community.
22 JUL 2015
Orphans show Amir their moves
This orphan in The Gambia was determined to show Amir his best moves, and the champ was thoroughly impressed! The kids really look up to Amir so they smiled from ear-to-ear when he visited.
14 JUN 2015
Clean water for a community
Clean water comes out of a tap for us, but for communities in The Gambia it’s much harder to find. During his recent trip, Amir helped finish off this deep well, which will provide clean water for everyone in the area.
7 MAY 2015
Orphans show their support
Amir made a lot of new friends when he visited orphans in The Gambia, and here they are showing their support for the champion boxer in his upcoming fights. They’ve even been practicing their punches!
15 APR 2015