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£565raised of £500 target by 35 supporters

    Weʼve raised £565 to 1family Cardiff

    Funded on Sunday, 5th May 2019

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    Syrian family re-settlement project.

    Back in 2014 David Cameron announced that the government was going to re-settle 20,000 people in response to the Syrian crisis. Since then only a handful of groups within the community have united to help support and re-settle these families. This organisation along with its sister schemes rely on funding to survive. A bond of £9,000 is required to home a family however, there are many more additional costs such as furnishing their home, clothing, translators, school enrolment, access to WiFi -to communicate with their families back in Syria- and telephones.

    Through my local church I have seen first-hand the transforming influence on the lives of those who come from nothing. The work of schemes such as this one are of paramount importance in allowing citizens fleeing from countries at war to feel protected and a sense of belonging. Our commitment extends over a 2 year period helping them to re-build their lives and become independent for the future.

    I will be running a half-marathon in May to help resettle the family that is due to come in the spring. No person deserves to be driven from their own home as a result of conflict. No person deserves to feel unsafe. No family deserves to be separated.

    Thank you all donations are greatly appreciated x

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      35

      • Katie Allen

        Katie Allen

        May 5, 2019

        Proud of you both, absolute legends x

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 5, 2019

        Well done Bridget and Emily.

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 5, 2019

        Well done!

        £15.00

      • Mum and Dad

        Mum and Dad

        May 4, 2019

        So proud of you Bridge!

        £30.00

      • The Dodds

        The Dodds

        May 4, 2019

        Good luckAndrew and Sue Dodd

        £20.00

      • Jesse

        Jesse

        May 4, 2019

        £12.00

      • Helen Wall

        Helen Wall

        May 4, 2019

        We are really proud of you sweetpea love helen and fran

        £20.00

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