Collections for Refugee Camps

Bromsgrove Welcome Refugees (BRWR) committee is collecting needed items for the people stuck in horrid conditions in camps across Europe and Jordan. St. John’s Baptist Church has kindly offered their community hall for three Saturday afternoons to collect donations for refugees.

The collection dates are 19th March, 16th April and 14th May. People can drop off their aid between 2pm till 5pm.  Please secure items of aid in strong black bin bags that are normally used for domestic refuse.  Bags need to be clearly labeled, for example stating the type and size of clothes. Men’s and women’s clothes need to be packed separately. Your aid will be collected on the same day by People in Motion to ship across the refugee camps.

Anyone who wishes to make a donation is asked to read the following information carefully.

People in Motion

To donate money to People in Motion send a letter to David Bland, Morfield, Rylands Road, Leominster, HR6 8PN enclosing a cheque made payable to the PCC (Parochial Church Council) of Leominster Priory stating that the donation is for Refugee Support, People in Motion.

Alternatively make a BACS payment to Sort Code 80-11-00 Account No: 06058724 putting the reference: REFUGEE SUPPORT. (Then Send a message to Elaine Lawson, Chair of People in Motion   tel 07598320689 saying you have made the BACS payment.

Bromsgrove & Redditch Welcome Refugees committee is a community organisation set up by local residents.  Its aim is to mobilize community support to complement services that will be offered to refugees by the Worcestershire district councils.  The committee will be working in collaboration with Bromsgrove council, local voluntary groups and support organizations, like People in Motion to provide a joined up support to refugees.

Further information can be obtained from Naeem Arif, vice chairman of BRWR on 07722429304 or by email