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Bermondsey Welcomes Refugees' vision is to resettle a vulnerable refugee family into the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe community.  We aim to support them to fulfill a sustainable life in the UK.


There are a number of ways you can support our work, below are two examples.  For other ways, take a look at our 'Get Involved' page to see what suits you best.


Are you a landlord?  Do you know a landlord looking to rent a property? 

Our next step is to secure a self-contained property to rent for 2 years+ in the Bermondsey or  Rotherhithe area of London, to house a vulnerable refugee family. We are looking for a reasonable priced property with at least two bedrooms, close to local amenities such as schools, shops and travel. 

The accommodation does not need to be in perfect decor and repair as we will organise this.

Landlords will benefit from a guaranteed two-year+ rental income and will be helping to settle a vulnerable refugee family into the community!  Contact us if you have something suitable. 

Are you a tradesperson? Do you have experience in refurbishment?  If so, get in touch and help us to prepare the  property for when our refugee family arrives. 

We will be looking for furnishings and household equipment for when our refugee family arrives.  If you can help, get in touch with us.


We are busy fundraising to achieve our target of £12,000  We are over 60% there, but need your donation to push us to our goal.  You can donate to our work and fundraising events using the 'donate button' or through our Just Giving link.



'Rod Stewart Tribute'

Join us on Thursday 4th March at 7pm for an online event featuring the hits of Rod Stewart with Paul Metcalfe.

Click here for details of how to register and donate.  All proceeds go towards our work.

'Salsa Dance Lesson & Dinner'

Enter our online raffle to win the fantastic prize of a private dance lesson with TV choreographer Richard Marcel and also tapas at Salsa! Soho for 2 people.

Tickets are £10 each, you can find details of how to enter on our Just Giving page.  Once you have entered make sure we have your contact details.

Due to the current situation, the raffle is continuing until it is safe to hold it.  The draw will take place then.  

Good luck!


Meet volunteer Claire Nilles and read her very moving  poem capturing the hope and pain of refugees.  

Check out why Fiona McConachie joined a Community Sponsorship group in our latest blog spotlighting our volunteers. 


We will shortly be opening our Marketplace, offering artisan work to purchase, to include artwork by local artists and drawings from Syrian refugee children.  

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