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Category: Our super supporters

Learning to lead

A group of young people from RSN's leadership course were invited to share their thoughts on leadership and the future with Forward Institute fellows
17 May 2019

Local pupils team up to support refugees

Class 10H raised an incredible £2,151 for RSN - here’s how they did it
25 Mar 2019

"Truly inspirational"

One of our funders visits the work they've made possible in Birmingham.
7 Mar 2019

Dave takes on the Great North Run for RSN!

One of our supporters explains why he's chosen to run for young refugees
6 Mar 2019

RSN receives funding from the Mayor of London

We're thrilled to announce that we're a recipient of a grant from the Young Londoners' Fund
25 Nov 2018

#TheseGirlsCan

RSN team members Torie and Georgina smash their fundraising target for young refugees in Oxford
17 Jul 2018

A fab day out for young refugees: can you chip in?

We plan to gather the young people we mentor in London and Oxford for a day out, to build relationships and have fun!
1 Jun 2018

Running for young refugees

Meet some friends of RSN who've put on their trainers and run for young refugees.

9 Mar 2018

Civil servants getting creative for RSN

Jon and his colleagues at the civil service have got stuck into supporting RSN over the past few months. In this guest blog post, he tells us what they've been up to and extends an invitation to a film screening on 9th February. Join us!

25 Jan 2018

Look no further for fundraising ideas

Want to raise funds for young refugees, but need some ideas? Look no further...

1 Dec 2017

In memory of John

Ben and David Payne ran the Hull Marathon to say thank you to Hull NICU for the care they showed Ben's son Felix and to raise money for Refugee Support Network in memory of their incredible brother, John (pictured right).

19 Oct 2017

"A computer can be life-changing"

This is the story about an unaccompanied refugee child who wanted to give something back and to support young people who now find themselves in the situation he was once in.

17 Oct 2017

Ancient objects for modern dilemmas

This lovely evening at Upstairs at The Ritzy in Brixton, organised by Verena, a former mentor and long-term friend of RSN, celebrated the shared heritage, beauty and important human developments from the ancient Middle East, through art, music and spoken word.

10 Oct 2017

Celebrating a 40th birthday with a fundraising gig for RSN

Huge thanks to everyone who came to this brilliant gig with Yakobo, Jess Hall and David Benjamin Blower at the fabulous Half Moon in Putney. The proceeds from ticket sales (an amazing £700!!!) will go directly to our work of helping young refugees build more hopeful futures through education. We were so grateful to everyone who came along and to the artists who generously shared their time and talents. 

15 Dec 2016

We climbed Kilimanjaro for RSN!

Laura, one of our volunteer educational mentors, and her husband Jon raised £3000 for RSN by undertaking one of the biggest challenges of her life. Before this challenge, she explained why:

8 Jul 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch's birthday gift to RSN

Benedict Cumberbatch turned 40 this year and to celebrate it was announced that "the fandom" would come together and, instead of giving gifts, raises as much money as they could for charity. We were delighted to be chosen as one of these charities, alongside Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and Lesvos Solidarity, and even more delighted when the campaign smashed its target by 2400% and gave each organisation £8,000. 

10 Jun 2016

Two exceptional teenagers

Thea is an exceptional 13 year old. When she heard about the lives of young asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, the situations they've come from and how our work is helping them to access and progress in education, she was inspired to act. 

1 Jan 2015
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