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It's World Refugee Month!

 - Stand with Refugees -

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees world wide. In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, the time is now to show that the global public stands with refugees. We ask you to do your part in Hong Kong and support the refugee community. In order to honour refugees, Centre for Refugees, the only community centre for refugees in Hong Kong, is hosting a series of events to show our support and to stand with refugees. All money raised at each of these events will go towards much needed programs to help rebuild our clients lives. 

Biryani for Good
Date: June 5th, 6.30-8.30pm
Location: Garage Academy Campus, Wan Chai

Enjoy a delicious Biryani dinner, hear from refugee speakers share their stories of courage and resilience, and learn more about the ways you can STAND WITH REFUGEES in Hong Kong. 
Sign up here.    

Strength and Spirit: Defining Success for Today's Refugees
Date: June 11th, 5.30pm
Location: Spaces, Causeway Bay

Our senior case worker Jeff was invited as a panelist at this amazing event to present and discuss relevant topics regarding the Hong Kong refugee and asylum seeker community like success stories, empowerment among refugees and ways of offering support. 
Sign up here.

Comedy Night
Date: June 13th, 8-10pm
Location: TakeOut Comedy, Soho

Fill your belly with laughter and support the only soup kitchen for refugees in Hong Kong.  Suggested donation of HK$400 per person will give you an evening of laughter, 2 complimentary drinks and provide 15 refugees a meal at Centre for Refugees. 
Sign up here.

Movie Screening Night
Date: June 14th, 7-10pm
Location: HK Red Cross Headquarters, West Kowloon

Want to learn more about asylum seekers and refugees worldwide and in Hong Kong? Join us for the screening of the remarkable documentary,  "The Staging Post". An interesting panel discussion will follow with various  UN representatives and the film director Jolyon Hoff. 
Sign up here.

Dance for a Difference
Date: June 15th, 6-8pm
Location: Danzstage, Tin Hau

While refugee children receive some support from the government there is no provision for all the other school-related items such as uniforms, shoes, stationery, school bags etc. For World Refugee Day lets Dance for a Difference to raise funds to support the education of refugee children in HK!  Sign up here!

Basketball Charity Tournament
Date: June 16th, 10.30am-4pm
Location: HKIS High School Gym, Repulse Bay

Enjoy shooting hoops? Gather your team and join our charity tournament for an exciting #SundayFunday! Entry fee: 2000HKD - lunch, drinks and transport are included!

Sign your team up with Jess at 

Standing with Refugees 
Date: June 22nd, 6pm
Location: St Andrews Church, Tsim Sha Tsui

Come and celebrate with us World Refugee Day! There will be an evening full of interesting guest speekers and exciting performances. 
Free admission and no sign up needed! 

Humans Of Chungking Mansion
Clients share their stories 
"I got a WhatsApp message recently from my auntie in Rwanda. She told me they found the bones. My parents’ bones, those of my two younger brothers and of my grandparents. I was confused at first, shocked, as I never imagined to ever hear such news. It has been 25 years now, since the genocide, 25 years since they are gone. A long time- but this incident brings back all the memories." more
   In Memory
On Monday, CFR family received the upsetting news that our wonderful client, volunteer and friend passed away in a tragic accident over the weekend. We would like to pause and reflect on World Refugee Day and honor all of those who lost their lifes during their journey to safety. 

O., you will be missed! 
If you cannot attend any of these events, however still wish to ‘Stand with Refugees” and support refugees in Hong Kong, then you can donate by clicking the link below. Please feel free to share these events amongst your friends and family.

Questions? Click here to write to us and find out more.
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