And we’re not just talking about the football here! The team are focusing on their career development, and the deepening collaboration with the University of Chichester means that players are able to join courses and training on coaching and event management – several players were recently awarded certificates for completion of the FA Playmaker Coaching … Continue reading Nations United going from strength to strength
Meet Bec Hopkins, who has been volunteering with us as a befriender since Sanctuary was founded, and has recently launched our new women’s group. Bec is an artist and was responsible for our beautiful Welcome Wall at the Refugee Week exhibition. This may have influenced the choice of outings the women’s group has been on … Continue reading New Women’s Group
THANK YOU to all those individuals and groups who realised what a strain our services have been under the last few months and have been donating and running fundraising events for us! Boxgrove C of E Primary School ran a bake sale, Year 6 of Duncton Junior School ran a fundraiser and Fishbourne C of … Continue reading Fundraising success – a community effort!
Dear Friends and Colleagues, My occasional letters to MPs and government ministers often provoke a reply which makes highly dubious claims, including that ‘the UK settles more refugees than any other European country’. Lots of these claims appear in right-wing tabloids and even supposedly reputable newspapers – so loads of people actually believe them. But … Continue reading
For many of us, planning a journey is as simple as typing the desired location into our smartphone and pressing ‘Find Route’. But sadly, for refugees undertaking the scariest and most important journey of their life, things aren’t so simple. The problem is that in order to claim asylum in the UK you have to be in the country. The … Continue reading Roger’s Rant from early August 2021
Good luck to Ben, Ellie and Jon Casey, who are running the Great South Run in memory of their mum and our much-missed friend, Gill Casey: “We’re running the Great South Run on 17 October 2021, along with family and friends, in memory of our beloved Mum, Gillian Casey, and to raise money for two … Continue reading Fundraiser in memory of Gill Casey