10 marathons in 10 days …. at 62!!!

To celebrate South London Refugee Association’s 30th anniversary Celestine Agbo, our Foodbank coordinator, will run an incredible 262 miles over 10 days – a full marathon each and every day starting on Saturday 4th September.  At the tender age of 62, Celestine, who has completed the London Marathon 20 times, will pound the streets of South London in what will be […]

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Behind the scenes – ESOL volunteer Sarah and how to teach during lockdown

Our clients are at diverse stages on the journey to lay new foundations for themselves and their families here in the United Kingdom; seeking safety and build independent lives for themselves. The people we work with come from all over the world and the one thing that they all require to begin to grow a […]

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Behind the scenes – Meet our local community bringing in donations

An important part of what we do here at the SLRA, is liaising with other charities, businesses, local community groups and wonderful individuals; to adapt to the unexpected circumstances during the COVID 19 lockdown and bridge the gap between what our clients need and what we can give them. One of the most priceless resources […]

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Behind the scenes - delivery volunteer driver Mick

Behind the scenes – delivery volunteer driver Mick

One of the SLRAs’ most recent recruits is the charmingly candid, Mick. Being only four weeks into his time with us, Mick serves as a Volunteer Driver during the COVID 19 lockdown; collecting and delivering donations across the reach of the SLRAs’ catchment. While loading donations into his car, his smile is just as bright […]

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Volunteer portrait: Celestine Obiora Agbo

Looking behind the scenes – Volunteer portrait: Celestine Obiora Agbo

Here at the SLRA, we assist clients from origins that span the globe, and who have so many intricacies in their needs surrounding asylum, immigration and refuge. If you were to count the number of refugees through the SLRAs’ doors daily, you’d probably forget to count the first one through the door every day – […]

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