JRS UK is relying on your help to continue supporting refugees during this difficult time.
In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, JRS UK has taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend our weekly drop-in Day Centre. We have set up a new Emergency Response Team to distribute food parcels and hygiene packs to the most vulnerable refugee friends we support, taking the essential help from our Day Centre out onto the road.
JRS UK must now turn to new and creative ways to continue to accompany, serve and advocate for our refugee friends, but this requires extra funding and support which is why we have set up our refugee friends’ hardship fund.
While the world retreats into their homes to wait out this pandemic, our refugee friends are still experiencing many of the difficulties as a result of being destitute. The effects of social distancing, remote working and the temporary closure of face-to-face services will leave our refugee friends feeling even more isolated and afraid, and more in need of practical support than ever.
This is why it is so important that, with your help, JRS UK continues to support refugees as best we can adapting and responding as the public health guidance demands.
By donating today you will help us to fund our Emergency Response Team which continues this vital support by:
In the weeks ahead JRS UK will be busy re-orientating our services to adapt to the continuously shifting situation. Thanks to technology we will be able to stay in touch and provide virtual spaces for support, friendship and prayer, but we will be relying on your help.
Today, please give generously to our Refugee Friends’ Hardship Fund so that JRS UK can continue to accompany our refugee friends during this difficult time.
More than ever before, we will be leaning on your prayers so that our refugee friends, who have already been left destitute by an unjust asylum system, will feel safe and supported by the JRS family.