Winter Appeal: The Bigger Picture The biggest challenge we face this winter is undoubtedly, the cost of living crisis which is why this is the focus for our Winter Appeal. Across the UK, society’s most vulnerable face worsening conditions. According
We are launching a new quarterly newsletter at The Welcoming and we would love for you to subscribe! What information will you receive? The newsletter includes updates on The Welcoming’s events, activities, salient political issues and how to get involved
The Welcoming’s Friendship project supports New Scots (refugees, asylum seekers and migrants) to overcome social isolation and build community in Edinburgh. Through one-to-one and group befriending activities, participants are empowered to develop new skills and share their knowledge with others.
This month celebrates Black History Month across the UK which includes a programme of educational events and exhibitions in Edinburgh. We have put together our top picks of events in Edinburgh that encourages conversation and helps us understand the impact
Our Director Tesfu Gessesse was asked to write for The Concept Journal about The Welcoming’s work, his personal background, and the issues faced by refugees around the world. In his article, Tesfu reflects on the UN Security Council’s involvement (or lack of) in the current wars in Yemen, Myanmar, Ethiopia and Ukraine.
We held our first LGBT History Month Scotland event on Tuesday 22nd February 2022, in partnership with Micro Rainbow. We want to continue this important dialogue and encourage our supporteres to take the next step in supporting these communities.
Edinburgh 29th June 2020, The Welcoming Association is continuing to support our community during the COVID-19 crisis, thanks to National Lottery funding. We have received £21, 000.00 from The National Lottery Community Fund to employ a Volunteer Coordinator who will support our
The Welcoming Association strongly supports the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. As a voluntary organisation that works to support the BAME communities it stands in solidarity with those who fight for equality and social justice. We would like to inform you
Notice to service users, partners and funders The Welcoming Association Coronavirus Measures April 2020 Following the Scottish Government advice on 16th March 2020 for people to work from home to help delay the spread of coronavirus, the Welcoming’s office at
We are inviting service users, funders, partner organisations and friends to join us at The Welcoming Association’s AGM 30th January 2020. The meeting will be held at the Eric Liddell Centre in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, and will run from 5 until