Ray Of Light

#RefugeeWeek2020 #Imagine   This week we have been sharing posts on our social media in which members of the Sanctuary Hosting community have responded to the theme of this year's Refugee Week - Imagine.  It has been great to be part…

Thanks For Lockdown Fundraising

  We are really grateful to Ilana Cope, who is on a gap year between school and university.  Ilana told us, "I was travelling in South-East Asia when coronavirus hit, so I had to come home. I have never really been a runner, but…

A week in the (remote) life of a Project worker

In this post, Isabella Fleitas Fermin, Sanctuary Hosting’s Project Worker in Reading, will be sharing how her new virtual work week look like in lockdown. As we all have experienced, Covid-19 has changed the way we operate at all levels.…

New Country Guides for hosts

Last year we circulated a survey to all of our current and past hosts, to see what we could do better and how we could improve our service, leading to better outcomes for everyone that we work with. One theme that emerged was that hosts would…

Christmas shopping that helps refugees

I admit that I am not immune to the sudden panic that comes with December the first. I'm only human. Luckily my family and friends are fairly tuned into a ‘pared down’ Christmas, and happy with a book, or something pre-loved and passed on,…