June 2020 update

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

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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

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

It was with a heavy heart that Asha bowed to the inevitable and closed except for two hours a day on two days a week. This is so the 100+ men, women and families who call each week for food can continue to do so. At present Asha has not been able to buy-in supplies

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Community Safety for Asylum Seekers 28 February 2020

Introduced and facilitated by Godefroid, fifteen Asha users divided into two groups and were asked to identify acceptable and unacceptable behaviour ‘back home’ contrast this with what may be acceptable or unacceptable here in the UK.  Alcohol and drunkenness, sexual consent, rape, grooming and touching as well as sexual identity and trans gender issues were

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Drummers delight at Leek Concert Saturday 7 March 2020

Trinity Church Leek has long been a supporter of Asha and was delighted to invite our African drummer friends to contribute to a concert in aid of Act21, a local charity which provides services for young people in the area. Their playing and singing was enthusiastically received and resulted in an impromptu session with one

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