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To: Avoca

End Direct Provision: Avoca

End Direct Provision: Avoca

Avoca management to cut ties with Aramark in the New Year as part of Avoca's New Years Resolution.

Why is this important?

The situation in direct provision is cruel, and people are stuck there for up to 7 years.

Sign and share our petition here:

What's wrong with the food it provides at direct provision sites?

Lack of nutritional food, chips almost every second day, a menu change every fortnight, little to no access to fresh fruit, no access to self-cater or ethnic foods.

This will be one of the biggest shame's on the Irish state since the Magdelene Laundries.

Aramark is a US owned company which provides the catering for 3 direct provision centers.

It's big, and it doesn't care about small protests against its own name. Aramark bought out Avoca during the summer from an Irish family, and it's quickly becoming one of their most important assets.

This will be highly impactful two days before Christmas. It's Avoca's busiest shopping period, and we intend to highlight Avoca and Aramark's ties to direct provision.

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Let's make some music, and cause a bit of a jam this Christmas.

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Reasons for signing

  • I signed because I cannot understand as to why a country such as ours provide people who are fleeing from war etc., with such a cruel environment. DP needs to change completely in mind and become more humane but until that point hopefully even getting this noticed will be huge and these people will be able to avail of the same nutrition as everybody else in our country. Please sign and show your support x
  • Direct Provision is an inhumane system which keeps people locked up from the reality of everyday life. Imagine children have never seen nor tasted their Mammys cooking nor seen their parents come home from work. This system is robbing the peoples dignity and talents. In DP we have a vast range of very educated people who could if allowed add to our ever changing diverse society.


2017-12-19 22:04:36 +0000

100 signatures reached

2017-12-19 15:03:42 +0000

50 signatures reached

2017-12-19 13:24:56 +0000

25 signatures reached

2017-12-19 12:21:35 +0000

10 signatures reached