I had golden time with A and T and they looked after me as family as they are my family as well. They are best couple in the world, bless them. Thank you very much indeed for your invaluable help and support. It is been pleasure thanks a lot R , A and T. Best wishes!
In April Hackney Today featured Gillian Harris, one of our hosts in East London. In the piece Gillian talks about reading about the Calais Jungle and feeling the need to act, learning about Eritrean culture, and playing the role of parents in a foreign country. You can read the full article in Hackney People, out April 16, or below. […]
Refugees at Home's co-founder Sara Nathan spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield's Kat Cowan last month about all things hosting. You can listen to the full recording below, or pass the interview on to someone who may be thinking about taking a refugee into their home...
Refugees at Home guest Areej features as part of this Guardian piece on Great British Welcome, a study of refugees and their hosts across Europe. The extract about Areej, and her new-found friendship with flatmates Emily and Gijs, is reproduced below, or you can click here to read the full piece. […]
The Jewish News’ Stephen Oryszczuk talks to our hosts and guests from around the UK about religion, hosting and values in this in-depth article about the Jewish community’s efforts with Refugees at Home. From a rabbi in Manchester discussing religion with a Muslim guest who had never met a Jew before, to a London-based psychologist hosting a persecuted Eritrean Christian, this article explores the difficulties, and the joys, of cross-communal living in the UK. You can read the article below, or click here for the piece in full. […]
Refugees at Home’s Barnaby Hopson is running the London Marathon this month to raise money for our work. And while 26.2 miles may sound like enough of a challenge to most of us, for Barnaby it’s only half the story – because he’s looking to set a new World Record, as the fastest man to run the marathon dressed as a bee! You can read more of his remarkable story below, or on the Epsom Guardian website. […]