We would like to welcome our new Accommodation Worker, Dodee Olangi, to the DASS team. Dodee’s previous experience working with vulnerable women as a volunteer with the British Red Cross Women’s Orientation Service will be invaluable in her new role at RST, supporting DASS clients living in our temporary accommodation.
We are sorry to say that RST will have to cancel the performance of Being a Sofa Surfing Man that was scheduled for Thursday 18th June at 7pm in Christ Our King Church as part of Refugee Festival Scotland.
Less than one month to go until the deadline for RST’s t-shirt design competition. Get your entries in now! Free to enter, and prizes to be won! for further details see the RST T-Shirt Design website
Being a Sofa Surfing Man by Theirry Lukeni Thursday 18th June. 7pm – 9pm Christ our King Church, 39 Dalmarnock Road, Glasgow, G40 4LA A specially commissioned drama on asylum destitution in Glasgow., With music by Patient Watupa and team and comedy from Nico of the Kasengele brothers. Free event….
Sunday 7th June 12:30pm – 3pm Arthur’s Seat/Holyrood Park. Meet at Holyrood Palace Car Park. Queen’s Drive, Edinburgh, EH8 8HG Come and meet RST’s volunteers and supporters and enjoy a summer picnic in beautiful surroundings on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Bring international snacks to share. Please let us know if…
Refugee Survival Trust (RST) with Strathclyde Law Clinic & Scottish Refugee Council present: Destitution and Dignity an information and discussion event. Friday 5 June, 10.00am – 1.00pm Lodging House Mission, 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow G1 5DT What is the Refugee Convention? What does ‘asylum’ mean? What is destitution and why does…
One of our fantastic volunteers, Fiona, is running the Edinburgh half marathon on 31st May, and is raising funds for RST. Please support her – whether with a donation via her Justgiving site: https://www.justgiving.com/FIONA-RENNIE3 or cheer her on on the day! Good luck Fiona!