Weʼve raised £1,065 to Support Destination Devon - a Refugee Experience, a day-long event at Exeter Quay on Saturday June 26th 2021
- Exeter, Devon
- Funded on Saturday, 31st July 2021
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Refugee Support Devon and its partner organisations in the Exeter area help refugees from across the world establish a new life in an unfamiliar land. To raise awareness of refugee issues and to support the work of organisations like Refugee Support Devon, I am helping organise a day-long event on Exeter Quay on Saturday June 26th 2021. It features historical re-enactments on the Exe River of refugee arrivals, an exhibition by the UN's refugee agency, lively discussions, music and food. All the events are open to the public and free. I am making this appeal to help cover costs of the event and to raise funds for Refugee Support Devon's ongoing work. I'm also issuing an open invitation to anyone living in the area to join us on the Quay any time from 11am to 5pm.
For more information on our organisation, go to www.refugeesupportdevon.org.uk. Refugee Support Devon is a UK registered charity, number 1143884.
- 4 months ago
Jeremy Toye4 months ago
Our event at Exeter Quay last Saturday was judged a considerable success, so I wanted to thank everyone for their generous contributions and support. If you were able to join us, I hope you found the sessions interesting and enjoyable. I'll share the gallery of photos with you when it is ready. Thanks again, Jeremy
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Jul 6, 2021
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Jun 22, 2021
So sorry to miss the event on Saturday, it sounds great - hope it goes well
Jun 20, 2021
Well done keeping the show on the road.Sorry we cannot be with you .
Jun 18, 2021
Ellie de Cent
Jun 12, 2021
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Jun 12, 2021
We are too far away to Float The Boat with you, but happy to support from Nairobi. Hope all goes well!
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I worked as a journalist in 60 countries, including several such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan and Vietnam where millions of refugees have been forced to flee their homes. I also worked in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Uganda which host refugees in huge camps.