Refugee Roots welcomes all, helping those in need find friendship and a place to call home

Refugee Roots is a Christian charity that helps asylum seekers and refugees build relationships and navigate the complexities of building a new life in the UK.

Wellbeing and Support

We are fundraising during the 12 days of Christmas to provide wellbeing and support activities for asylum seekers and refugees.

Taylor

Taylor's Volunteering Story, "It is so pleasing to watch the happiness that even having a conversation or playing a game of cards brings".

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Author: Adam Baker

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Our impact

173

individuals have been supported this year

20/21

reported their English has improved as a result of our classes

20/21

reported increased confidence and reduced isolation

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Events

  • Virtual Kitchen May

    Refugee Roots are teaming up with Windmill Community Gardens for another Virtual Kitchen Read more

  • Virtual Kitchen April

    Refugee Roots are teaming up with Windmill Community Gardens for another Virtual Kitchen Read more

  • Virtual Kitchen March

    Refugee Roots are teaming up with Windmill Community Gardens for another Virtual Kitchen Read more

Our services

  • Art Sessions

    Being creative is a great way to relieve stress, express yourself and connect with others. Read more

  • Women's Group

    A safe space to meet (in person and virtually) with other women every Tuesday for support, friendship and empowerment Read more

  • Access

    Every Wednesday afternoon we run Access, we've been meeting virtually and doing things a little differently. Read more

Case studies

  • Friendship for Alice to overcome loneliness

    “If it wasn't for Refugee Roots and their assistance with Maggie calling me to see how my wellbeing is, I don’t think I would be sitting here to have this conversation..sometimes it felt so lonely” Read more

  • A more confident Muhammad

    I was feeling quite isolated…the hardest thing was being on my own. It’s been brilliant the help and support I have received from Refugee Roots" Read more

  • Helping Kristina feel at home

    “Now I have a stronger sense of home in Nottingham, when I see people I know in town I can stop and talk". Read more

Appeals

  • Wellbeing and Support

    We are fundraising during the 12 days of Christmas to provide wellbeing and support activities for asylum seekers and refugees. Read more

  • Sit ups in isolation

    I'm not actually self isolating but I am at home and wanting to stay active in the Covid 19 outbreak. I want to do 100 sit ups a day, I want to raise money for Refugee Roots' befriending project Read more

  • Befriending Appeal

    Our befriending appeal Read more

News

  • Inspirational cookbook shares food hope and love

    Inspirational cookbook shares food, hope, and love. Nottingham-based charity Refugee Roots has launched a second crowd-funding round to pay for another print run of its popular recipe book, The Sharing Table. Over 200 copies were snapped up late last Read more

  • A new leaf

    Art Sessions Funded by Arts Council England.2021 started off with the kickoff of our exciting new Art project funded by the Arts Council England. Participants have been referred to the group who are looking for a way to engage their interest in Art. Read more

  • Wellbeing and Support Activities

    Our 12 days of giving campaign kicked off this campaign make the difference with us and donate today Read more

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