Newsletter 22 – January 2019

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, WELCOME TO 2019 So again the miracle-workers in the team and volunteers did their stuff and we did get everyone hosted over the holiday period. We are so grateful to those who hosted a new guest, those who squeezed and snuggled up to make room for an existing guest as [...]

February 22nd, 2019|

Newsletter 21 – December 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, MERRY EVERYTHING It looks like we are going to get everyone moved and hosted by the end of the week (famous last words) though of course the team can’t promise to find somewhere for everyone who is referred between now and then. Thank you so much to everyone who has [...]

January 19th, 2019|

Newsletter 20 – November 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN… Who could believe that thoughts of Xmas and the holidays and inevitable disruption are already top of our agenda? But Guy Fawkes and Halloween are over and here we are. We know many hosts will either have kiddies returning from college or the family [...]

January 19th, 2019|

Newsletter 19 – October 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, BUSY SUMMER, BUSIER AUTUMN Anyone who follows us on Facebook will know that it has been a busy summer and promises to be an equally active autumn. We have appealed for hosts across the country in places including Sheffield and Huddersfield, Cardiff, Brighton, Coventry and London and wonderful people have [...]

January 19th, 2019|

Newsletter 18 – July 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, MOVING ON AND UP Since we achieved charitable status in March, it’s been all go. Referrals are increasing week by week, we are setting up even better support for hosts, and starting to think about other ways we can make a positive difference for our guests. We are growing up [...]

January 19th, 2019|

Newsletter 17 – May 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, We’re a REAL charity now! After months of work by our treasurer, Donna Williams and support from our lovelylawyers, Travers Smith, we got full charitable status on March 29 2018. It’s a huge relief as it makes us really established and means we can do proper fundraising as required. And [...]

May 8th, 2018|

Newsletter 16 – February 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, Happy Birthday to us A second birthday is a real milestone in the life of a tiny charity, so we thought we would use it to say a huge THANK YOU to those people who have ensured we have got this far and achieved so much. And it’s a fabulous [...]

April 13th, 2018|

Hosts Newsletter 15 – December 2017

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, Season’s Greetings Christmas is coming and with it the challenge of holiday hosting with families gathering or leaving the country. A very jolly, warm, time, but not if you have nowhere to stay. When Ruth discovered that 63 placements were due to end in December, we were daunted, but it [...]

April 13th, 2018|

Newsletter – November 2017

Dear Hosts & Home Visitors, We have decided you have so much in common that one newsletter will serve all of you – and there is a greater chance of me producing is slightly more often if I am only doing one! Christmas is coming… Honestly, the summer is barely over and some leaves are still [...]

November 17th, 2017|

Hosts – June 2017

Dear Hosts,   Refugee Week 19-25 June 2017 This is the next big event in our calendar – and we have lots going on although this year it falls at the end of Ramadan which might inhibit some of our guests taking part. R@H admin team members are at the V&A museum next Friday, the 23rd, [...]

June 17th, 2017|