We have now had these four translations made in the languages used by most of the asylum seekers and refugees in our area. Many thanks to every one who has helped. The translations have been designed and are currently being printed by the Print Bureau in Hebden Bridge. They are to go into our newly […]
Wonderful walk with refugees and asylum seekers – through the woods – finding things. Then back to Beryl’s house for lunch, with the smaller children making drawings and tongue twisters for older ones. Many thanks to Marian and Beryl for organising such a successful day. Together We Grow also took a car full of duvets, […]
Together We Grow’s management committee met on 1st April to make plans for the coming months. Here are some of the ideas for possible activities: * Going to the seaside * Have a camping weekend * Participate in the Blackshaw Head’s Great Get Together * Attend the handmade parade in Hebden Bridge * Visit the […]
Oxfam held an inspiring evening of film, photo, talks and tea on Wednesday 27th March at 6.30-8.30pm at the Waterfront Hall, Hebden Bridge town hall. Light supper was provided. Together We Grow’s refugees and asylum seekers were invited to come. Oxfam has been very supportive of Together We Grow for a long time. Some asylum […]
We took the refugees and asylum seekers on Saturday 16th March to Heywood Civic Centre to see a family musical call The Adams Family – see https://link4life.org/…/4…/752-the-addams-family-the-musical.
Together We Grow and Lamet Habayeb jointly arranged an Arabic cooking class at the Central Methodist Church. Sixteen people participated making many different recipes and eating the made food together. Everyone got a written copy of the recipes. We had invited Incredible Edible Todmorden, Central Methodist Church and 3 Valley Vegans to participate in the […]
We took a car load of donations to the Red Cross event, which takes place every Monday from 10am to 3pm. Apart from ESOL classes, a free hair dresser, advice workers from various agencies, games and drawings we also had a warm meal thanks to a small army of volunteers. It was useful to speak […]
Many thanks to Carol for her £200 donation – her winter fuel allowance. We can do so much more with the donations we receive from the public – most of which come through https://localgiving.org/donation/togetherwegrow. Also thanks to the Co-op members who have donated their 1% to Together We Grow. So far it has raised £471.18 […]
We now also have a TV stand, a DVD player, a Freeview box and more clothes and toys. Sees picture. Thanks to Claire for the clothes and toys. We are now taking a break for further donations. We will only take things that have been agreed with us beforehand. We have not got enough space […]
If any of the refugees or asylum seekers want this bike or the three white wooden chairs please let us know. We can then bring it to you. Many thanks to Phil, Edith and Beryl for donations.