Mike Cantor reported back to the April monthly meeting on how the donations made by QPARA in 2017 had been spent. In March 2017 we agreed donations of £1,000 to each of the following groups with a connection to the Queen’s Park area:
Brent Action for Refugees to fund tea/social evenings for Syrian refugees in Brent
Brent Centre for Young People to give Adolescent Exploratory Therapy to two young people who live in the Queen’s Park area
Laurence’s Larder to provide food, clothing, washing and drying facilities to refugee asylum seekers in Brent
Our Global School to cover the cost of transporting volunteer school students from Salusbury School and Queen’s Park Community School to a township school in Kayamandi, South Africa
The Promise Foundation to help fund a monthly Skills Club, based in the Queen’s Park Community School to help tackle educational disadvantage in Brent
Salusbury World to help with the funding of a Winter Party for refugee children and to help fund excursions for refugee women and children
Shakespeare in the Squares to help with the costs of a production of Romeo and Juliet in Queen’s Park on 24th June.