October 31, 2017
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Thanks to all at the Jedburgh 3 Peaks Ultramarathon

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

September 13, 2017
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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

May 20, 2016
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RST supported over 200 children in 2015-16. This should not be happening.

We recently posted information and figures about the destitution grants we provided in 2015-16 (read more here). RST’s information and comments were subsequently included in The National article: ‘Groups line up to damn way asylum system lets kids down‘ on 12th … Continue reading

November 26, 2015
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It’s cold outside! To donate to RST’s Winter Bus Pass Scheme text FARE20 £5 to 70070

RST will be running our winter bus pass scheme again through the colder months. £5 will contribute to a day bus ticket for a destitute asylum seeker, meaning they can attend important appointments, for example with their doctor or solicitor. … Continue reading

July 28, 2015
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RST Team Swim – please support us.

RST Staff and colleagues are taking part in the Great Scottish Swim on 29th August. We are swimming 6 miles between us, in Loch Lomond and in Glasgow. We are raising funds to support RST’s destitution and Access to Education … Continue reading

RST t-shirt design competition – winner announced

July 9, 2015 by rst2012 | Comments Off on RST t-shirt design competition – winner announced

RST is delighted to announce the winning design in our T-shirt competition, which is supported by Scottish Fair Trade Forum!

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We are so pleased to have been able to spread the word about RST and Fair Trade.

The entries around the theme of ‘Supporting Refugee Survival‘ were assessed by an appreciative award panel headed by a top Edinburgh designer

The winner will receive Fair Trade treats (including a t-shirt printed with her design). All the design entries can be seen on the competition website.

RST would like to thank everyone who submitted an entry to the competition and helped us to spread the word about RST.