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United to Assist Refugees UK

Registered charity number 1169738

Month

May 2017

Funds update

Today’s activities:
-Hope Café Rent paid for June.

– £500 paid towards the container leaving Northwich on Saturday to Lesvos/ Chios.

– £200 sent for a mother and her son (her son had been tortured by ISIS) and they have nothing after escaping which is buying food, cooking stove and clothing. (I will post a full post on this as its the first Yezidi case on the ground we have helped) – but I will do it later as no time now.

-Khiri appeal – they have their passports yes and waiting the final nod to book flights to evacuate them from Iraq to life changing surgery. We raised over £1700 so any funds will go to them in destination country If needed or to other Yezidi cases in Iraq.

– All funds in from all groups to buy 2000 sunhats for Lesvos/ Chios (shared 50/50) so waiting official headed quote to pay it over. and will post up a big thanks to all groups involved 🙂 great group effort.

– All items including TV ready for new Syrian family coming in few days. You’ve all been amazingly generous.

As ever we need funds to keep doing all this. If you know anyone who wants to help refugees here is how they can support registered charity number 1169738 (that’s us!) UAREUK:

1) Donate to our fundraising page at https://mydonate.bt.com/charities/uareuk

2) Send by paypal to contact@uareuk.com or use this direct paypal link: www.paypal.me/uareuk

3) By bank transfer/ pay into:
Account Name: UAREUK
Bank: HSBC
Sort Code: 40-47-26
Account: 42663929

4) Send direct donations from outside of the UK to:
Account Name: UAREUK
Bank: HSBC
BIC/ Swift Code: MIDLGB22
IBAN: GB49MIDL40472642663929

Thankyou for being part of UAREUK x

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Can you take part in the ‘No Night Out’ challenge?

Who needs another boring night out where you can’t remember anything and make yourself ill!!

Instead, why not get out to the charity shops and buy up t-shirts , shorts and sunhats. Then head to the supermarkets for packs of underwear for kids and women and maybe some socks and a few roll ons. or anything else from the list
Meet your friends who’ve done the same, box it and send it!
It arrives to Chios in 4-6 days so within just one week YOU and your friends have made a direct impact on someone’s life in a refugee camp. (Click for further info: NONIGHTOUT)

Needs:
Tshirts – men – especially S & M
Tshirts – children all ages
Shorts – men/ women/ children
Underwear – men (NEW ONLY)
Underwear – women (NEW ONLY)
Underwear – children (NEW ONLY)
Jeans – men – especially S, M, L
Boys Trousers (light)
Socks – men & woman
Socks – children – 5-12 years (NEW ONLY)
Sun hats – men
Sun hats – Children
Summer shoes – woman
Summer shoes – children
500+ summer shoes – men
PJs for men and women (light ones, not fleece)

Razors men
Shaving foam
Shampoo & shower gel
Hair Conditioner
Lotion (Body Lotion/ Moisturiser)
Hair brushes
Nail cutters
Nail files
Deodorant – men/ woman
Lice lotion
Sun block
Mosquito repellent
Snake repellent

Towels
Nappies/ pads for disabled people
Wheelchairs
Prams/ Strollers
Sunglasses

Wipes
Nappies (only no 5 and 6)
Powder Baby formula 1, 2, (3)
Normal cows milk powder for 1 and 2 years (powdered milk rather than the long life one)

 

Needs:
T-shirts – men – especially S & M
T-shirts – children all ages
Shorts – men/ women/ children
Underwear – men (NEW ONLY)
Underwear – women (NEW ONLY)
Underwear – children (NEW ONLY)
Jeans – men – especially S, M, L
Boys Trousers (light)
Socks – men & woman
Socks – children – 5-12 years (NEW ONLY)
Sun hats – men
Sun hats – Children
Summer shoes – woman
Summer shoes – children
500+ summer shoes – men
PJs for men and women (light ones, not fleece)

Razors men
Shaving foam
Shampoo & shower gel
Hair Conditioner
Lotion (Body Lotion/ Moisturiser)
Hair brushes
Nail cutters
Nail files
Deodorant – men/ woman
Lice lotion
Sun block
Mosquito repellent
Snake repellent

Towels
Nappies/ pads for disabled people
Wheelchairs
Prams/ Strollers
Sunglasses

Wipes
Nappies (only no 5 and 6)
Powder Baby formula 1, 2, (3)
Normal cows milk powder for 1 and 2 years (powdered milk rather than the long life one)

Hope Cafe. Refugee Soul Food.

Maria says “Thank you” to UAREUK – United to Assist Refugees UK for her pushchair. Met this precious family today through Vicky Trapalis . Another story of sadness eased a little by the giving of Hope. We enjoyed burgers and icecream

Hope for Khiri – tortured by ISIS for over 2 years

18 months old when ISIS attacked Sinjar. This is little Khiri who is now 4 yrs old, a little innocent Yezidi boy subjected to such severe torture sustained over 2 and a half years by ISIS that they broke both his legs so he can hardly walk. They broke both arms and his nose. They bit his ear so badly he cannot hear through it, they kicked his stomach so often it is herniated and they cut his penis. Most of this in front of his mum. Arrangements are under way to fly him and his family out of Iraq for lengthy treatment to rebuild all they have hurt and broken.

He will need to have his legs re-broken to heal correctly & his ear can be improved with surgery but he will have to go though painful bone lengthening because his femur was so badly damaged that one leg is shorter than the other.
We have priced up flights (one connection) out of Iraq to Turkey then onwards with Pegasus Air for his parents & him & his two siblings. The cost is around at least £2000. We will aim for £2500 any surplus will go to the family or other Yezidi children.
Please help by donating at https://mydonate.bt.com/events/khirihope

Update on the appeal for Baraa

To everyone who gave to Baraa’s appeal, the little boy who lost his mum and baby brother in a tent fire in a refugee camp. Akeel has been to visit him and his dad today. We’ve raised over £600 towards the £5000 that worldcare raised and they will need ongoing to support him and his dad for at least couple years to come. Imagine going from a full family living a normal life to this. It’s why all our groups are so important because they find the people who aren’t getting help and help them

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