Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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THANKS for visiting our team page for Sheffield Poem-a-thon - a sort of relay poetry event! We are all poets based in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire raising money for refugees and asylum seekers.

Please choose a poet to sponsor from our team.  You'll see our team fundraising target on the right. Your donation can really help us to reach and even break through this goal.

We will all be raising money for ASSIST Sheffield who support failed asylum seekers - who who are not allowed to work, register as homeless or to be placed in local authority night shelters. Many become destitute, struggling for food, clothes and accommodation. ASSIST says:

£5 could cover expenses for a weekend’s hospitality for an asylum seeker in need of somewhere to sleep                 

£17 could cover travel expenses to enable an asylum seeker to get to medical and legal appointments                               

£20 could give a vulnerable asylum seeker a week’s ASSIST grant to enable them to buy some food

POEM-A-THON?                      

On 2nd April, a  relay of 48 poets will each read for 8 minutes throughout the day. We are really lucky to be hosted by The Art House, a new venue with its own lovely café between 10am and 6pm.

SHEFFIELD POEM-A-THON

2nd April 2016, 10am – 6pm

at The Art House, Backfields, Sheffield S1 4HJ  FREE ENTRY

Audience members can join us at any time throughout the day, staying for as long or as short a time as they wish.  There will be refreshments, a bookstall and tombola as well as information about our charity.

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Raised: 120%
 

Team target: £10,000.00

Raised so far: £12,048.61

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Alan Payne

Alan's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

20 donations

276%

£415.00

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Alex Carr-Malcolm

Alex's Page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

14 donations

162%

£162.00

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Amy Kinsman

Amy's Sheffield Poem-A-Thon page

5 donations

66%

£200.00

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Bronwen Barber

Bronwen's page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

5 donations

70%

£70.00

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Carol Robson

Carol's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

8 donations

50%

£101.00

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Charlotte Burton

Charlotte's Sheffield Poem-a-thon page

17 donations

252%

£504.00

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Chris Jones

Chris's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

20 donations

440%

£440.00

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Christine Seneviratne

Seni's page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

31 donations

107%

£536.19

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Claire Basarich

Claire's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

10 donations

137%

£137.79

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Cora Greenhill

Cora's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum seekers

10 donations

140%

£140.00

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Elizabeth Barrett

Elizabeth Barrett's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

12 donations

1700%

£170.00

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Elizabeth Mills

John and Liz's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for refugees and asylum seekers

10 donations

117%

£117.74

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Fiona Outram

Fiona's page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

13 donations

98%

£197.00

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Helen Mort

Helen's 'Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers' page

14 donations

90%

£225.00

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Jane Sharp

Jane's Sheffield Poem-a-Thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

5 donations

26%

£65.00

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Jenny Hockey

Jenny's Poem-a-thon page

2 donations

240%

£120.00

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Jill Angood

Jill's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

30 donations

207%

£519.88

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JIM CARUTH

JIM's SHEFFIELD POEM-A-THON FOR REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS page

6 donations

120%

£120.00

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John Barron

John's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for refugees and asylum seekers

6 donations

100%

£100.00

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Karl Riordan

Karl's leg in the Poem-a-thon

6 donations

42%

£105.00

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Kate Rutter

Kate's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

25 donations

447%

£447.50

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Katharine Towers

Katharine's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

14 donations

200%

£300.00

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Katherine Garrett

Kate and Robert are Fundraising for Sheffield Poem-a-Thon for Refugees

4 donations

20%

£43.90

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Kevin Hanson

Kevin's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

32 donations

700%

£700.00

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Linda Goulden

Linda's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

9 donations

185%

£277.88

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Linda Lee Welch

Linda Lee's Sheffield's Poem-a-Thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers page

9 donations

74%

£148.96

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Lisa Wallace

Liza's Sheffield Poem-a-thon

7 donations

34%

£69.19

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Liz Cashdan

Liz's Page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees andAsylum Seekers

9 donations

0%

£210.00

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Liz Ferrets

Liz's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

13 donations

153%

£230.00

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Matthew Black

Matt's Page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

15 donations

100%

£200.57

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Nell Farrell

Nell's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

19 donations

193%

£386.00

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Paul Carnell

Paul's page: Sheffield Poem-a-Thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

11 donations

160%

£400.00

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Rachel Bower

Rachel's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

12 donations

265%

£265.00

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Ralph Hancock

Conversation Club: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for refugees and asylum seekers

4 donations

0%

£45.00

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Ray Garner

Ray's page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

4 donations

38%

£38.00

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Ray Hearne

Ray's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

7 donations

55%

£110.00

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River Wolton

Mimi, River, Renuka and Women's Conversation Club: Sheffield Poem-a-thon

32 donations

338%

£845.00

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RUBY ROBINSON

Ruby's Page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

41 donations

103%

£1,031.00

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Sally Goldsmith

Sally's page: Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

62 donations

122%

£1,225.00

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Stephen Slack

Stephen's Sheffield Poem-a-thon for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

10 donations

98%

£490.00

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Suzannah Evans

Suzannah's page: Sheffield poem-a-thon for refugees and asylum seekers

9 donations

70%

£140.00

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