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Donate to GDWG as you shop

At GDWG, we’ve just joined #easyfundraising. It’s a great site where you can raise money for our charity when you shop online. All you have to do is create a free account and choose to support Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group. Then 4,000 shops and sites (including all...

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GDWG needs your help!

Next year will mark our 25th birthday and we will be holding an online auction through Jumblebee to raise funds and awareness of our work. Could you help us secure lots for the auction? We want to cover as wide an area as possible in terms of lots, both geographically...

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GDWG Christmas cards on sale Nov 1st

Our Christmas cards are going on sale from 1st November. They are £4.50 for a pack of ten, available from the GDWG office in Crawley with payment by cheque or cash. They are a Christmas tree design made up of a collage of Refugee Tales photos with the greeting...

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Director of GDWG becomes fellow of RSA

The prestigious Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, commonly known as the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) have welcomed Anna Pincus, Director of GDWG, into the enlightenment organisation. This was based on recognition of ‘exceptional...

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Our first 25th birthday newsletter is out today

This is the first edition of our 25th Birthday newsletters! Here we reflect on what our birthday means to us. In this edition, we are delighted to describe some of the ways we shall be inviting you to become involved in recognising 25 years of our volunteers...

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Refugee Tales 2019

Refugee Tales is an outreach project of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group inspired by the experiences of men held in immigration detention at Gatwick and the work of the Group in 25 years of visiting. Refugee Tales is our outreach project which amplifies the voices of...

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Refugee Tales Volume III out on July 11th!

Refugee Tales III is out on 11th July - available to pre-order here now! In Refugee Tales III we read the stories of people who have experienced immigration detention, many of whom have yet to see their cases resolved and who live in fear that at any moment they might...

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One month to go until the Refugee Tales walk

This time next month we will be setting off on our Refugee Tales Walk of 2019, starting off in Brighton! The walk will take place from Friday 5 July to Wednesday 10 July and we will be walking from Brighton to Hastings. Each summer we walk in solidarity with Refugees,...

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Walking the Border: GDWG AGM

Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM and made the evening such a success. We launched our 25th birthday year and marked 5 years of Refugee Tales. Those of you who did attend had the opportunity to listen to David Herd speaking about Refugee Tales 5 years on....

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