Here's how you can help refugees

Saturday 2 April 2016Eleanor Dean

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Recently, we've received an overwhelming number of offers of help and support for refugees.

First of all, we want to stay a massive THANK YOU to everyone who’s pledged their help so far. We can't always accept every offer of help, but we can usually suggest other appropriate organisations or groups for you to get in touch with.  

Below are some of the different ways you can help refugees, with us and with other organisations. Good luck - you're doing a great thing!

If you want the UK Government to do more to make refugees welcome, you can:

  • Sign our petition to the Prime Minister, and demand she does more ensure that refugees have access to English classes.

If you want to support Refugee Action's work with refugees in the UK you can: 

If you want to help welcome refugees arriving in the UK, you can:

If you need advice on how to respond to negative myths and misconceptions about refugees, you can:

If you want to donate clothing or goods to help refugees outside of the UK, you can:

  • Donate baby carriers and other aid for families, or help fund baby boxes for new mums via Carry The Future, who distribute them to refugees living in Greece and other countries.

If you want to donate clothing or goods to help refugees inside of the UK, you can:

If you want to volunteer your time to help refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, you can:

If you want to stay in touch and hear about future ways to help refugees with Refugee Action:

If you represent a local authority and want information about setting up a resettlement scheme in your area, you can:

If you want to host asylum seekers in your home, you can:

  • Find out how you can support the work of NACCOM whose members aim to ensure ensure no-one is left destitute and homeless in the UK.

Thank you for wanting to help refugees.

Whatever you can give – time, money or a warm welcome -however big or small, it will make a difference.

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