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 →
August 29, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on 21 years of RST – Just Festival performance
August has been a month filled with creative arts workshops for RST, leading up to a large performance as part of the Just Festival’s Just Together showcase event in the spectacular surroundings of St John’s Church on Princes Street in … 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 →
March 13, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on ELREC Cycles for Refugees
We’re absolutely delighted that the Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) has chosen the Refugee Survival Trust as the charity partner for their upcoming cycle event on 26 March in Edinburgh! The 6 mile cycle ride, which will start at Bangholm Outdoor … Continue reading →
January 27, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Destitute refugee children in Scotland a growing concern
Analysis of the destitution grants awarded by RST over the 9 months from April to December 2016 show that the number of children we are supporting continues to increase. 20% of the grant applications over this period included children – … Continue reading →
October 20, 2016
by rst2012 Comments Off on Double your donations!
We’re participating in the #growyourtenner campaign, which means that until funding runs out, all donations given via our Local Giving page will be match funded! Even better, all direct debits will be match funded for 3 months! Please donate what you … Continue reading →