DUE TO CORONAVIRUS AND FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES WE ARE NOW ONLY ABLE TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD FROM THE ENTRANCE OF ASHA ON THURSDAYS FROM 10:30AM UNTIL 12:30PM. WE ARE ALSO DELIVERING FOOD TO FAMILIES TO ST1 & ST6 AREA ON MONDAYS AND TO ST3 AND ST4 AREA ON THURSDAYS. FOR ANY ISSUES CALL LYDIA ON 07914 117449 OR GODFREY ON 07429 007234. MORE SUPPORT AVAILABLE BY PHONE.
Asha supports asylum seekers to live in safety and with dignity. We promote the social integration of asylum seekers and refugees.
If you wish to offer your support to asylum seekers or think you can benefit from our services, please get in touch or come and find us at The Asha Centre, Unit 7, Cooper Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4DW.
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Imagine, a Refugee Week production by families who attend Asha’s weekly Saturday clubs (World Refugee Day 20 June 2020)
Determined not to leave Mums and children in limbo during lockdown, Asha swiftly decided to maintain contact by phone, text, and WhatsApp. Besides regular weekly calls, children are sent a story read by a member of staff and an uplifting song. One song was Imagine, the theme of this year’s Refugee Week. Adults and children
A MESSAGE FROM KEVIN SAUNTRY, Chair of the Board of Trustees Throughout this bulletin you can see the great work being carried out during this crisis, a crisis that has affected the way of life of us all. I felt it worth sharing with you the personal cost that comes with care and dedication for
We hope that everyone is well and staying as safe as possible. We would like to assure you that whilst we may not be together we are continuing to provide support to our asylum seekers in the best way possible and we are thankful for the ongoing support of our volunteers, both practical and remote.
Organising home delivery of food for families and single parents is a priority. Deliveries take place on Monday and Thursday and on Thursdays food is given to whoever calls at the centre between 10.30 and 12.30. Asha continues to receive food from regular donors and from Tesco and Aldi. Maureen obtained a good supply from
Together We Can Make a Difference By donating to Asha, you can show our users that they may be out of sight, but they are not out of mind. We care. 29th March 2020
We need money to sustain our food distribution service.Asha remains a hive of activity but from homes and twice a week from the car park which, observing all the proper protocols, becomes a food distribution centre! Twenty-three users were given food on Monday and 19 on Thursday.Lydia received a desperate call from a newly arrived