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Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Winterization Campaign

As we usually do at this time of the year, we’re encouraging our members to donate to Mobile Refugee Support (MRS). They do incredible work, as one of the only organisations in Dunkirk regularly distributing essential items to ensure that people are not forced to sleep rough in the woods or under bridges. They also… Continue reading Winterization Campaign

NO to Rwanda

We’re getting together on Saturday 24, 12pm-2pm, at St Andrew’s Church in Penrith to say NO to the Government’s scheme to banish refugees to Rwanda. This is a real threat to many people – we are aware of 30 Cumbrian residents who have recently received ‘letters of intent’ placing them under consideration for deportation to… Continue reading NO to Rwanda

Fill the Skies with Hope

The national campaign group Together With Refugees is planning a day of action on Friday 23 September. The aim is to urge the new Prime Minister to change course on the government’s policy to banish refugees to Rwanda.   PERN will be joining groups across the country to Fill the Skies with Hope, making and sending… Continue reading Fill the Skies with Hope