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Real Christmas spirit: Meet those who open their homes to refugees

December 26th, 2016|

Leafy Surrey town opens its homes to refugees

Leafy Surrey town opens its homes to refugees Dorking residents inspired to life-changing response to migration crisis Kristin and Peter Nevins came to Dorking from the US and piled their four children into two bedrooms so they could begin hosting refugees © Anna Gordon “If they ask, say you’re my nephew,” Constance Nash advised [...]

December 24th, 2016|

The single mother who opened her home to refugees ‘and doesn’t regret it for a moment’

See the full article in the Indy

December 24th, 2016|

G, Home Visitor

This home visiting is like being part of a glorious humanitarian dating agency!

December 18th, 2016|

S, guest.

I moved at C's place on Monday. She and her family are lovely. I feel so safe and comfortable here. Am truly grateful to you for your help in bringing me to a safe shelter. Wish you and your team a wonderful festive season :-)

December 14th, 2016|

Home Visitors – Dec 2016

Dear Home Visitors, Our first Christmas, and our opportunity to say thank you for everything you have done for our guests throughout 2016. Actually, what you have done to help the over 160 asylum-seekers and refugees we have hosted, may be one of the best things that has happened this year. With the festive season fast [...]

December 7th, 2016|

Mrs AB, Host, Croydon, Surrey

We've hosted since April and I'd recommend it to anyone! Guests and hosts quickly become like family and we have lots of laughs - chatting about cultural differences and cooking food for each other to try. I know if it was me in their shoes and in their country that I'd want to be helped by [...]

December 4th, 2016|

Jodie & Mark, hosts, North London

We host emergency guests and, in doing so, get to meet a brilliant and eclectic mix of people from all walks of life, many from unfathomable hardship. Our guests are invariably polite, grateful and interesting which means that we are able, even with our limited means, to feel like we are making a difference.

December 4th, 2016|

Mr AM, guest, London

I stay with very nice family for five months in Dorking they make me feel like I am among my family they offer the most help they can and support I feel very thankful for them ,

December 3rd, 2016|

Ms S, host, Stockport Manchester

R@H approach their task with great understanding and professionalism, so that hosting is successful and immensely rewarding as a result. We can help our guests start to find their feet, but if they were able to travel without having to spend much of their funds on it, their ability to become full members of society would [...]

December 3rd, 2016|