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We’re looking for new Trustees!

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers living in Bath. The charity is at an exciting stage of its development. If you are passionate about welcoming people seeking safety in the UK, and have lived experience as a refugee or asylum seeker or experience in […]

May 2022 Newsletter

Update: Ukrainians in Bath BWR is working closely with BANES council to support Ukrainian arrivals, hosts and relatives. There are currently over 60 Bath families hosting over 100 Ukrainians in Bath with more to arrive. With the help of our brilliant teaching team, we have expanded our English Language provision and are now hosting three […]

BWR Pub Quiz!

We are holding a pub quiz fundraising event on Wednesday 25th May. See below for details:

BWR – Resources for Hosts

We have created a list of helpful information and guidelines for people hosting Ukrainians and have set up a Facebook page for the host community in Bath to share information. We have a public google drive which we are gradually adding more and more resources to, please click here to access this. And the Facebook […]

We are hiring!

BWR is looking to recruit a part-time Volunteer Coordinator You will work with our leadership team, providing some administrative support with an emphasis on the coordination of volunteers and the membership. See the attached PDFs to find out more. 

Homes for Ukraine: Advice for Hosts

City of Sanctuary UK: Homes for Ukraine Scheme – Introductory session to hosting 7th April 2-3pm The City of Sanctuary UK is holding an “Introductory Session to Hosting” on 7th April.  Please see further information on the session below and to sign up, click here.  This session will provide an update on the scheme and a […]

Helping Ukrainians arriving in Bath

We understand that the people of Bath are keen to get involved and help support those fleeing the war in Ukraine. As the Ukrainian refugees start arriving in our local community, BWR will be on hand to help support local sponsors with advice and guidance, and support the refugees they are housing with English lessons, […]

Newsletter June 2021

The Latest News and Happenings Volunteer Week: a big thank you to all our wonderful volunteers We were thrilled to celebrate #VolunteersWeek in the first week of June this year. Our volunteers fundraise, source donations, teach and welcome refugees and asylum seekers to Bath, always with a smile. We have HUGE gratitude to the many volunteers who […]

We are hiring! – Filled

**UPDATE** This position has now been filled. We were delighted to have so many applications. It was very hard to narrow it down to just one choice. Thank you to everyone who applied. ———— BWR is looking to recruit a part-time Volunteer Coordinator. This is a new role for us which you will be able […]

Newsletter Autumn 2020

OVERVIEW: – Community Sponsorship – Join the Team – Covid Updates – Taste of Freedom A warm hello to all of our members! We hope you have all kept well over this tumultuous time, and we would like to thank you for your continued support for Bath Welcomes Refugees. Life has been on pause, but […]