Glasgow resort offers Refuweegee charity free working house for six months

A Glasgow resort is to grant native charity Refuweegee free working house for six months.

YOTEL has invited Refuweegee into its personal assembly house in rooftop bar and restaurant VEGA, offering a contemporary and interesting setting for the charity to additional its work in the area people and arrange its new store.

It follows a social media marketing campaign for native charities and non-profits to be nominated by YOTEL’s area people.

Opening its doorways to native charities for Worldwide Girls’s Day in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh the resort group requested for charity submissions throughout social media, with nominations for organisations doing unbelievable work for or with girls of their cities.

YOTEL Glasgow will welcome Refuweegee into rooftop bar and restaurant VEGA, to be used of its personal assembly room for one full day per thirty days over the following six months, for the charity to make use of nonetheless it needs within the resort’s metropolis centre location.

Refuweegee helps folks arriving within the metropolis who’ve been forcibly displaced. The community-led charity goals to allow the area people to increase the pleasant welcome Glasgow is famend for, by welcome packs, occasions and volunteer alternatives, permitting Glaswegians to completely embrace town’s latest arrivals.

Selina Hales, Founder and Director of Refuweegee
Selina Hales, Founder and Director of Refuweegee

The charity affords varied alternatives for getting concerned, whether or not by writing your personal welcome letter, donating important gadgets or fundraising. Refuweegee at present sends out round 50 clothes packs per week to households across the metropolis, and have thus far this 12 months reached over 1000 with help packages, with this quantity set to extend drastically.

The charity have just lately opened their model new Refuweegee Store, permitting folks to browse gadgets of their very own selecting, together with clothes, home items, toys and meals – all freed from cost. To make a donation or be taught extra about Refuweegee, go to

Selina Hales, founding father of Refuweegee stated, “As a community-led charity, Refuweegee goals to welcome Glasgow’s latest arrivals with our metropolis’s well-known heat embrace, whether or not that is by a welcome letter, important gadgets and meals packs or visiting our model new Refuweegee Store.

“Our store goals to revive a stage of dignity to our companies, with folks in a position to retain autonomy over the best issues, such because the gadgets of clothes they or their kids could put on or the meals they may eat. Demand for our companies and help is larger than ever and we’ve seen with our current workplace transfer how a lot further house makes a distinction in welcoming with dignity.

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“We’re delighted that the area people in Glasgow submitted Refuweegee as a charity for YOTEL Glasgow to ask into their assembly house and we’re excited to make use of this chance to additional our work over the following six months.”

Charity submissions have been whittled right down to a shortlist of 5 organisations spotlighted on YOTEL Glasgow’s social media channels this month, encouraging followers to discover the unbelievable work these non-profits are doing of their native communities. YOTEL Glasgow’s charity shortlist was; Refuweegee, Glasgow East Girls’s Support, AMMA Beginning, Survivor Arts Group and SAY Girls.

Neil Taylor, Common Supervisor at YOTEL Glasgow stated, “We’re excited to welcome Refuweegee into our personal assembly house in VEGA over the following few months, particularly at such an vital time for the charity. Refuweegee are a Glasgow establishment and the work they’re doing is important to our metropolis’s area people, so we’re grateful to have the ability to help them in some small means.”


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