We were really pleased to be chosen as this year’s charity partner by the excellent people at the Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultramarathon. Besides raising much-needed funds for our destitution grants the race organisers also invited us to join them on … Continue reading →
October 17, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Freshly leeked – Veg Pledge is back!
Following its very successful launch in early summer, we are running another Veg Pledge to raise funds for our Destitute Asylum Seeker Service shopping budget programme. Through this programme, we give small amounts of cash to help destitute asylum seekers in … Continue reading →
September 13, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Jedburgh Three Peaks ultramarathon chooses RST as charity partner!
We’re absolutely delighted that the organisers of the Jedburgh Three Peaks ultramarathon have selected the Refugee Survival Trust as their charity partner. This year’s event, which takes place on Saturday 28 October, is a 38 mile, mostly off-road course. The … Continue reading →
July 24, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on RST arts workshops & Edinburgh Fringe performance
Here’s a very rare chance to be involved in creating a work of art and putting on a performance during the world-renowned Edinburgh Fringe. RST is 21 years old and we celebrating this milestone by devising and presenting a participatory … Continue reading →
June 1, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on New refugees and destitution
You are an asylum seeker in Glasgow. You have been in the asylum process for several years, working to persuade the Home Office that your claim for asylum is genuine and that you cannot return to your home country. Finally … Continue reading →
May 22, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Veg pledge for asylum seekers
Unfortunately, many people within the UK’s asylum process experience destitution. The Refugee Survival Trust’s Destitute Asylum Seeker Service is a lifeline for these individuals; we provide comprehensive support, including organising accommodation, bus pass vouchers and legal advice to help them … Continue reading →
May 15, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Preventing homelessness through the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service
Guest post by Katharine Weatherhead Next month, it will have been four years since the publication of a report entitled Preventing Destitute Homelessness (June 2013). The report, commissioned by the Refugee Survival Trust and compiled by Community InfoSource, investigated the … Continue reading →
April 28, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Get involved with RST!
We are looking for volunteers to join our events team in Glasgow, helping to plan and run event and activities to fundraise for and raise awareness of RST. In the past we’ve had concerts, poetry events, sponsored swims, a t-shirt design … Continue reading →