Below are a few examples of Quaker-lead organisations addressing social needs and injustice.
Quaker Action on Alcohol and Drugs
Quaker Action on Alcohol and Drugs (QAAD) works in accordance with Quaker principles to address the widespread use and misuse of alcohol, prescribed and illegal drugs and gambling. It has a web site at http://www.qaad.org/
Quaker Homeless Action
The objective of QHA is to alleviate the poverty and distress of homeless people in the UK. It has a web site at www.qha.org.uk.
Quaker Social Action
Quaker Social Action exists to resource, enable and equip people living on a low income in east London. QSA work to tackle social exclusion, seeing poverty as not just material but also social. QSA work is practical, relating to the everyday needs of the people they work with to make a tangible difference to their lives. QSA has a web site at http://www.quakersocialaction.com/
This is a World Council of Churches (WCC) initiative administered in the UK & Ireland by Quakers. The mission of the EAPPI is to accompany Palestinians and Israelis in their nonviolent actions and concerted advocacy efforts to end the occupation. More information at www.quaker.org.uk/eappi/