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Clothing donations information

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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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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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New Research On Volunteering

In 2012 PAFRAS collaborated with Lora Evans from the University of Leeds to take a qualitative look at the experiences of refugees and (refused) asylum seekers of volunteering. ‘Experiences of Volunteering’  presents some of her findings in the form of

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Read ASAP’s response the the government’s latest consultation on Legal Aid here!

In their well argued response to <em>Transforming Legal Aid</em> the Asylum Support Appeals Project make the moral and practical cases for retaining legal aid for migrants of all kinds; including refused asylum seekers and show how implementing the proposed changes

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A Poem by John Taylor

  We’re all in it together   What was it that made Great Britain Great Was it taking riches from others at a very fast rate Did we truly believe it was our right To feel superior to others just

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No Borders Film Screening

No Borders is running a film screening next week on Monday the 28th November. They’re showing two films – ‘In This World’ and ‘Those Left Behind’ – from 8.30pm at the Space Project, 37-38 Mabgate Green (spaceproject.org.uk). ‘In This World’

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PAFRAS features in Guardian article on IAS Closure

PAFRAS features in a article on legal aid, the closure of the Immigration Advisory Service and access to Justice published in today’s G2, read it here.

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