London Churches Refugee Fund
The London Churches Refugee Fund raises money to give small grants to organisations assisting destitute refugees and asylum-seekers.
By mkashford, Mar 15 2018 01:51PM
At the June meeting of the London Churches Refugee NETWORK (on 27th June), Mariam Kemple Hardy, Head of Campaigns at Refugee Action, will speak about Refugee Action's campaign to get the Home Office to review and overhaul the asylum process which is such a challenge to people with genuine claims. Please note in your diaries now! Details nearer the time.
By mkashford, Feb 11 2018 08:39PM
The next meeting of LCRN is on the subject of overcoming the causes of destitution among refugees and asylum seekers. Speakers are Sue Lukes (Director of Migration Work at CIC) and Maris-Anne Fishwick (Legal Adviser to the Asylum Support Appeals Project).
All are welcome. 21st February, 6-8pm (refreshments from 5.30). Trinity House, Chapel Court, off Borough High Street SE1 1HW.
By mkashford, Oct 8 2017 04:49PM
Once again we are singing carols at Oxford Circus tube station, on Friday 8 December from 3.00 to 8.00 p.m. We need singers and also people to rattle collecting tins and hand out information, so there is something for everyone. Anyone with a portable instrument is particularly welcome! We provide carol sheets and Christmas hats.
We try to aim for three slots. 3-4.30, 4.30-6 and 6-8, but we are delighted to have you for any time you can make, even just for an hour or so.
If you can help us, or if you would like any more information, please contact raffertyrobina@gmail .com (long-standing organiser Maggie is currently on sabbatical).
By mkashford, Sep 23 2017 01:37PM
The next meeting of the London Churches Refugee Network is on October 11th and will focus on why migrants are excluded in large numbers from public support and what can be done about it.
By mkashford, Sep 20 2017 01:26PM
Announcing our annual meeting at which you can hear from, and learn more about, some of the agencies we support. Keynote speakers this year are Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, and Stephen Hale, Director of Refugee Action. Date: Weds 15th November. Time: 6.00 for refreshments, meeting begins at 6.30. Venue: London Jesus Centre, 83 Margaret Street, London W1W 8TB