A helping hand

Friends of Refugees (FOR) is a not-for-profit organisation that is run entirely by volunteers and offers a practical response to address the needs of the huge number of asylum seekers released from detention centres to live in the Australian community.

This Christmas, a team of  volunteers from FOR are working to put together hampers and gifts for refugee families currently living in detention or recently released refugees living in the community.

FOR aims to provide a mixture of basic necessities (nappies, female sanitary pads, soap)  and simple luxury items such as