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£698raised of £5,000 target by 42 supporters

    Weʼve raised £698 to help Asylum seekers and refugees.

    Rochdale, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 5th May 2018

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    Story

    As of June 2017, 1 in every 200 people in Rochdale is an Asylum Seeker.

    An Asylum seeker is a person who, from fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, social group, or political opinion, has crossed an international frontier into a country in which he or she hopes to be granted refugee status.

    The North West has the greatest concentration of Asylum Seekers in the UK. Support is provided in most boroughs by voluntary organisations. However, Rochdale is currently without a permanent support network. Our aim is to raise money to set up an organisation to provide vital support for some of our nations most vunerable people. We are aiming for £5000 initially in order to set up, with the eventual goal to seek a larger grant from The Big Lottery fund.

    Our eventual plan is to establish a permanant base in Rochdale where we can help Asylum Seekers and refugees with a range of complex issues relating to their asylum claims. We will focus on advocacy case work as well as support for the destitute. Our wider aim is to work with the community to help these people to integrate into society which will benefit Rochdale.

    Any donation big or small will be greatly recieved.

    Thanks

    www.projectsheyda.org

    chris@projectsheyda.org

    Thanks so much!

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    Supporters

    42

    • Ashleigh Large

      Ashleigh Large

      Mar 1, 2018

      Good luck Chris, very worthy cause xx

      £10.00

    • Julie Tootill

      Julie Tootill

      Jan 31, 2018

      A great cause, best of luck 👍

      £20.00

    • Daniel Nelson

      Daniel Nelson

      Jan 31, 2018

      This is such an amazing cause. It’s great that you’ve decided to change the world for the better. Good luck with everything!

      £50.00

    • Mike Callaghan

      Mike Callaghan

      Jan 31, 2018

      Great work Chris, love Mike, Lucy & kids x

      £15.00

    • Chris Nelson

      Chris Nelson

      Jan 31, 2018

      😊

      £10.00

    • Katie B

      Katie B

      Jan 30, 2018

      Good Luck Chris!

      £10.00

    • Laura Macqueen

      Laura Macqueen

      Jan 30, 2018

      Good luck guys xx

      £10.00

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    Project Sheyda

    Rochdale, United Kingdom

    Website coming soon: www.projectsheyda.org Email: chris@projectsheyda.org

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