A Glasgow Nativity

Winter is hard for all of us, but it’s particularly difficult for women seeking asylum in Scotland who are caring for a new born baby or just about to give birth. These young women face challenges much greater than the Scottish weather: poor living conditions, a tiny income to support themselves and their baby, the anxiety of not knowing what happened to family left behind and uncertainty over their future.

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Church donates £5,000 to support pregnant women and new mothers seeking sanctuary

Like all people seeking asylum in the UK, pregnant women and new mothers are living on a very low income that makes regular bus use impossible. This can lead to isolation and can make it difficult to access vital support such as food banks and legal meetings about their asylum claim.

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Give someone a bus pass this Christmas and support a destitute asylum seeker

Why not get your friends and family something that will make a huge difference this Christmas? Buy them an RST winter bus pass (or two!) and help a destitute asylum seeker attend important meetings, and participate in community events whatever the weather this winter. Donate £6 per bus pass via…

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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. To support this scheme please text FARE20 £5 to 70070…

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