Children’s books about refugees

BRWR have copies of all these books for people to borrow. We also have a copy of WAR PHOTO (for older children or adults.) Published in Croatia in 2014 it is a collection exhibiting pictures of Syria during the war by world-renowned photo journalists. There are others which you may know of and can recommend… […]

Refujuice Delivered Wednesday 1st February

Do you know that since 2016 when RefuJuice production began over 10 tons of apples have been turned into RefuJuice. The apple juice is enjoyed by so many and all profits used to support the growing number of Refugees in our area. A real win/win for all involved. Our next date for a RefuJuice delivery […]

Homes for Ukrainians Appeal

BRWR’s support to families from Ukraine at times includes requests from them to help find sponsors / a host family for other family members or friends still in Ukraine, and who are desperate to get to the UK, but need to link up with a prospective host in the UK in order to progress with […]

New Season RefuJuice for Christmas

Last chance for New Season RefuJuice for Christmas, please tell your friends! Email Joy at: For a delivery on the evening of Wednesday 21st December from 6.30pm 3 (min order) – £9 Case of 12 – £35 Include address, phone number and method of payment – cash/cheque on deliver or online (details in invoice). […]

More books about refugees.

Elizabeth Nyamaya – I Am A Girl From Africa The inspiring journey of a girl from Africa whose near-death experience sparked a dream that changed the world. Elizabeth gives a graphic description of her home life, becoming a refugee trying to leave her country, and how she makes a career here. Waheed Arian – In […]

New Season RefuJuice now available to order

Email: Please include: Preferred delivery date:Sunday 11th December am or Wednesday 14th December pm Your contact details: name, address and phone numberPayment method: cash or cheque (on delivery) or onlineNumber required: 3 – £9/Case of 12 – £35 (Min delivered 3) Here are the guys who picked the apples – a fun day out […]

Apple Picking Event – November 19th

Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcomes Refugees (BRWR) are looking for volunteer apple pickers to gather apples to be made into ‘RefuJuice’. This product is sold to support refugee families including those from Ukraine, Afghanistan and Syria. Saturday 19th November: Where: Castle Trump Newent GL18 1LS When: Meet at 9.45am – briefing at 10am finish by 3.30pm […]

Books about Refugees for Adults

People may wonder about Refugees’ journeys here and want to read more. Why do they come? And what happens after they have arrived – are they integrated as successful citizens?  There is a range of books and articles about successful refugees who have either written books themselves or have been interviewed and written about in […]

Catwalk show boosts funds for refugees

Thanks to Bob Jefford for the writeup and photos below: Bromsgrove refugees will be helped in style after a discount fashion show raised more than £1200 for a twin-town support group. The catwalk fund-raiser was organised by Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcomes Refugees, a group of volunteers that provides practical and financial aid to around 30 […]

Refujuice Delivered to your Door

  RefuJuice Delivered Within the Kings Norton/ Barnt Green/Bromsgrove/Alcester area Wednesday 21st September 2022  between 5.30 – 8pm Price: 3 bottles £8.50 (min. order) :Case of 12  £34 Order from our new email address: Please state: number of bottles required Your address including postcode A phone number in case of problems Method of payment: […]

Canal Trips

Four canal trips were organised for the Syrians, Afghans and Ukrainians this summer, each with about 10 refugees and 2 BRWR volunteers. The Pamela May Trust did 2 from Droitwich to Droitwich Marina and the Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canal Society did 2 from Alvechurch to Tardebigge. It was a unique opportunity to introduce the refugees […]

Seventy years ago, the UK signed the Refugee Convention.

Seventy years ago, after the horrors of World War II, the UK signed the Refugee Convention. We gave our commitment to protect people fleeing war and persecution. Since then it has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. Refugee Council – 2 minute film

Fashion Show and Shopping Event

BRWR have teamed up with SOS Charity Fashion Shows to organise a fundraising event at the Bromsgrove Methodist Centre on 1st October. SOS Charity Fashion Shows bring the latest in ladies high street fashion all under one roof, at a fraction of the usual price, which can be bought at the event. BRWR raise funds […]