Blog posts

A personal account of becoming a refugee

One of the people we support, Mr Mir Abdullah, has produced two podcasts which he would like to share. One is about the death of his cousin while trying to escape and the other is about his own journey. They are very powerful and moving personal accounts which demonstrate the desperation of people seeking safety […]

Boutique Jumble Sale!

We have another fantastic Jumble next Friday 30th September in aid of BWR, which will exclusively feature women’s clothes and accessories. All details are below for the day – one you won’t want to miss! The team are also still accepting donations for this event, please email [email protected] or call one of the team on the […]

Volunteers Needed!

We need more volunteer support. We’d love for you to give the roles a read and pass them onto friends, family or colleagues who might be interested in supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Bath. DIY and Donations Coordinators Our House Prep, DIY and Donations Team is looking to expand! We are looking for volunteers […]

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, […]