"I am very happy to receive such gifts from strangers, I feel as if I am related to them"

We provide hundreds of destitute asylum seekers with basic necessities. Why not join our emergency response panel?

“It was fantastic to offer my skills and expertise to people with such dedication and resilience”

We mentor Refugee Doctors to support them in requalifying in the UK.

Refugee Doctors

We befriend isolated teenage asylum seekers who have come here

without their families.

Would you like to become a volunteer befriender?

"I can talk to Sara about stuff I don't tell other people. We have become really good friends". Tian

Thank you to everyone who signed our open letter on saving refugees in the Mediterranean which we have now delivered to Downing Street. Read more.

Listen to more on this subject on Spectrum Jewish Radio.


Sign our 'no way to live' petition.

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