Make a Regular Donation £5 per month pays for 1 member to have a cooked meal each week, in a safe place among friends - for 16% of our members,…
£7 helps a destitute asylum seekers with food and toiletries for a week
£25 helps a family access professional support from the Early Years team.
£100 could pay for a year of cooked meals for a member; it could be the only cooked meal they receive each week.
We especially welcome regular donations as they help us plan for the future. Thank you to all of you who already support us in this way. If you don’t and would like to, please visit our local giving page to set up your donation.
If you can’t afford to make a donation yourself or you already donate, why not tell a friend about us.
Other ways to support us at Christmas
Many people and organisations would like to contribute something extra at Christmas. The following list has some suggestions of where money or donations would be most useful:
Contributing to a fund that we can use to give out extra mobile phone credit at Christmas.
Contributing to a fund that will buy a special dessert for the Christmas dinner we provide for our members.
Contributing to our Hardship Fund so that our most vulnerable members can receive some extra support.
Collecting seasonal (non-perishable) food to be distributed with the food bags that we give out to destitute members.
Shop on line through Give as You Live. Buy what you would usually, but a donation is given to BRR when you do. There are so many retailers signed up. You can also install the Give as you Live donation reminder to your web browser to make it easier to remember to do in the future.
Switch your energy provider. Bristol Energy is a new national gas and electricity supplier that’s offering fairly priced energy, tackling fuel poverty and championing local renewables.
Unlike other energy companies, Bristol Energy will reinvest their profits back into local communities – so by switching to Bristol Energy you’ll be helping Bristol. Bristol Energy is proud to partner with Bristol Refugee Rights, supporting and caring for people wherever they come from, providing shelter and safety and strengthening local communities.
If you switch to Bristol Energy today and quote the code “BRR” they’ll donate £30* to Bristol Refugee Rights. (Make sure to quote this code to ensure BRR receives the donation).
Bristol Energy saves it’s customers on averages £200 on a typical dual fuel tariff, and offers one of the most affordable 100% renewable electricity tariffs on the market. Visit www.bristol-energy.co.uk/brr to switch.
*£15 donation per fuel, T’s & C’s apply
Eating out? Book your restaurant through Charitablebookings
Make a booking by phone or online
Select BRR to benefit
£1 for every person in the booking will go to BRR and there is no cost to you.
If you like cooking at home and are looking for some new recipes then consider buying the ChariTable Bookings and Signature Dish Recipe Book. Published this year the book contains 365 main dish recipes from the UK’s leading chefs. The book costs £40 and £5 of this will be donated to your chosen charity.
Become a friend (a legal member)
LARA – The Lorraine Ayensu Refugee Arts Fund is a memorial fund creating opportunities to bring refugee musicians with other musicians at concerts, festivals and jamming sessions.
Danny Vincent, who coordinates the fund for BRR said, “Performance allows musicians to communicate and connect to audiences and other performers at a level that transcends language barriers.”
The Destitution Fund – This fund pays for asylum seekers in Bristol to avoid and prevent destitution. The fund prioritises costs which will assist people in changing their situation and pursuing their right to safety, mainly by paying for travel to appointments outside of Bristol. The fund also pays for immediate needs for newly arrived asylum seekers without access to any other income. The fund is run with Borderlands.
Bike lights and locks – in partnership with Bristol Bike Project we support our members to access a bike and with it a set of lights and a lock. You can help contribute to this.