Digital Inclusion

Ben from Wavemaker conducting a Digital Health education session to asylum seeker footballers. This is part of our project funded by Local Health Authority and Good Things Foundation

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Busy times at Asha! A quick update….(29/07/2019)

Period Poverty   Stoke-on-Trent is the first council to make sanitary products available in public buildings. Recognising the headway the area has made under the leadership of Period Power chair and founder, Linda Allbutt, the New Vic Theatre hosted a conference, Seeing Red’  at the beginning of June. This unwrapped the whole issue of period poverty and promoted

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Asha’s Football team play a refugee team from Rotherham

Representing the Potteries, Asha won two games against Rotherham at Power League before watching Stoke FC play Rotherham which was a 2 – 2 drawr. Used to playing in mixed teams, it was Asha’s coach, Guigui, who told our players that they must play to win and they did! Congratulations, Guigui and Asha’s team.

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Women’s Craft Group

Congratulations to the group for raising £173 to support Asha’s Food Store. This was achieved by selling a variety of handiwork. Godefroid complimented and thanked Eva, Pauline and the group for their commitment before Angela presented a Certificate of Appreciation.

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A surprise visit from Tesco!

Liz Locker and a colleague swept into Asha bearing some sanitary products and two breast pumps. One of these was immediately given to a new mum and the other to a young woman expecting in a very few days. Both were delighted. Thank you, Tesco! It was Liz who last year turned up with a

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Hartshill International Festival

Angela, Tamba and Misbah and later Salma and Zara represented Asha at this annual event at the North Staffordshire Medical Institute. Asha was given a prominent table and there were already bags of donated food to take back to Asha. Thank you HAHO for appealing on Asha’s behalf and for your donation. There were many

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Canal and River Trust Work Party

April 8 was a warm, sunny day so we enjoyed our walk down to the canal from Asha, ably led a clever back route by Matt, one of the volunteers. We were met at the headquarters in Etruria by John Keaveny, the volunteer coordinator at the Canal and River Trust who kitted us out in

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Concert in aid of Asha at Trinity Church Leek

For some time now, Trinity Church and the Methodist churches in the Staffordshire Moorlands Circuit have committed to supporting Asha in various ways as part of their mission plan (awareness raising, volunteering, fundraising, befriending, donating money, food, clothes and bicycles). On Saturday, October 20, Hannah Turner and the Young Phoenix singers combined forces to put

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