Upper Wharfedale Refugee Support Network

Craven Refugee Support Network of which Upper Wharfedale is part, undertook a presentation on Monday 13 September Refugees: making sense of the current situation & how you can help.   The recording of the presentation is click here and you will need the passcode: Vj!?R19b  


Click here for the slides and notes of the presentation,


Click here for an updated Upper Wharfedale fact sheet,


Click here for a document list help for refugees


The Upper Wharfedale Primary Federation and Upper Wharfedale Churches are undertaking collections of clothing, toiletries and toys Click here for details


Craven council are to welcome at least 15 refugees . Craven has previously welcomed Syrian refugees. Craven district council, volunteers, the County Council and the Refugee Council worked hard to make this a success. There is all party support and local people will, again, ensure a warm and sustained welcome.


Gulwali Passerlay, an inspirational speak  and author of the Lightless Sky, will be giving a Zoom talk on Monday 20 September for details click here (hyperlink). Gulwali made his journey from Afghanistan aged 12.


Stella completed the Scottish Half Marathon on Sunday! Donations can be made here Click here  Please can you indicate that it is sponsorship for the Run as there are a lot of fundraising activities.


To download the latest factsheet Craven Refugee Support Network Fact Sheet, click here


As always, if you would like to be added to the mailing list or would like to help, please get in touch: refugees@upperwharefdale.net