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Refugee week party !

Bingo with shampoo as a prize! Lots of food! Thanks to Hamara and everyone else who contributed to a great time at Pafras’ refugee week party.

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Fusion plays to a packed house for PAFRAS!

  Friday evening at the New Headingley Club …. much setting up of equipment and sound checking. The audience drift in, drinks are fetched from the bar, seats are found… let the music begin! A musical journey around the Mediterranean,

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Tour de Touchstone

On the 1st of May 2015, Touchstone’s staff, volunteers, trustees and service users will be raising funds for our charity. They will cycle, bus, funny walk and superhero from the centre of Dewsbury to Chapeltown, Leeds. Please give generously and feel free

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The Human Cost of War – Christine Majid

Zaatari Refugee Camp Jordan:  One of a million Syrian Children who have become refugees.(1) (UNCHR Report 2014) UNCHR’s annual Global Trends report, which is based on data compiled by governments and non-government partner organizations and the organizations own records, show

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The Foresters prepared 125 packs of toiletries, scarves, socks and gloves for destitute PAFRAS service users

On November 2nd  at Stockeld Park near Wetherby, 100 Foresters members came to pack 125 rucksacks with items for PAFRAS. Packs were created for men, women and children who are destitute asylum seekers and refuges facing poverty.  A Forester grant

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New English Classes Resource

The Local Authority have recently launched a new online language resource for migrants in Leeds. The webpage – Learning English in Leeds – provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference for all of the English language learning opportunities in the city

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Amnesty Leeds PAFRAS Quiz

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Football Beyond Borders

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New Fundraising Page

In an attempt to save money related to hosting a fundraising page, PAFRAS has officially signed up as a charity on Givey where more than 100% of donations will be retained. We are no longer a member of Just Giving

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PAFRAS to close one drop-in

We are very sorry to announce that the Board of Trustees have taken the difficult decision to close our Tuesday drop-in. Tuesday 15 October 2013 will be the last drop-in on a Tuesday for the foreseeable future. We will continue to offer

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