aMAZIng Volunteer: Nea

Nea is an incredible artist who has helped with MAZI’s branding, including our short animation for our crowd funder. Nea has also been volunteering on our packing days.a I’m Nea, a freelance designer and illustrator. I began working with MAZI after moving to Bristol just a few months ago.  I started by creating animations and illustrations […]

Photo Essay: Tess, Box-E And Cabbage Pancakes

MAZI founder Melanie chats to Tess. A local lockdown hero who, with her husband, owns Michelin starred restaurant BOX – E. When the world stopped and the hospitality industry faced unprecedented challenges in March last year, Tess took on a mammoth task – to provide roughly 200 Bristol care leavers with emergency food boxes each […]

Why are we raising money?

https://vimeo.com/533858992With LESS THAN A WEEK to go and already two weeks into our pilot programme, we wanted to show you what you have been help fund so far and answer a few questions you might have. But first, let’s tell you what we have done so far: Delivered 90 meals, 31 MAZI meal boxes with […]

MAZI’s first delivery

The Mazi Project

When the idea becomes a reality. On Monday, we delivered our very first MAZI meal boxes to 15 local disadvantaged young people It was less than 3 months ago that I launched MAZI following the Free School Meal scandal which sparked national outrage and highlighted the extent of the disconnect between politicians and those in […]

Charity live stream

Join us for a live acoustic set with our ambassador and singer Charli Brix on the 28/3 at 6pm   The set will feature Charli playing covers of some of our favourite songs following a folk set by Rob. As well as the music, Charli will talk about her experience of leaving care, some of […]

Interview: Charli Brix

Charli Brix

A conversation with Charlie Brix Charli is an incredible vocalist and DJ that for a couple years now has been making waves in the music scene and empowering female artists whilst she does it. As a care leaver herself, Charli wants to use her platform to help improve the lives of young people from disadvantaged […]

Our Ambassador: Charli Brix

Charli Brix

Introducing our amazing ambassador Charli Brix Charli is an incredible vocalist and DJ that for a couple years now has been making waves in the music scene and empowering female artists whilst she does it. As a care leaver herself, Charli wants to use her platform to help improve the lives of young people from […]

Introducing MAZI

Melanie Vaxevanakis

MAZI, means ‘together’ in Greek Together, we want to tackle food insecurity for 16 – 25 year olds living in supported accommodation. We want to share the power of food and it’s amazing stories with care leavers, young asylum seekers and youth recovering from homelessness. I am Melanie. I am a photographer, filmmaker and the […]