Refugee Week 2020 – Update

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As Refugee Week 2020 draws to a close, everyone at Marlow Refugee Action would like to say a massive THANK YOU to all who got involved!

With the dust now settling on Refugee Week 2020, we can look back on a week of mass involvement and campaigning by all which will enable us to continue helping people displaced by conflict and war.

Through your efforts we collectively raised public awareness of the plight of Refugees across the globe as well as a phenomenal amount through your generous donations; the proceeds of which will go directly to those most in need in the UK, Calais and Samos.

Across Relay 4 Refugees, Solidarity Sleepout and our Syrian Supper Night In, you helped us exceed all of our targets and raise a total of £1985!

Breaking the fundraising down across our the campaigns, the figures are as follows:

Relay 4 Refugees – £770
Solidarity Sleepout  – £385
Syrian Supper Night In –  £539
Plant Stall – £291

For those who missed out on the live demonstration, provided by the wonderful Imad for the Syrian Supper Night In, don’t worry, there’s still a chance to try these original recipes yourself!

A recording of the stream can be found via this link and the recipe for Tahiniat Beitenjan has kindly been made downloadable here as a PDF so you can continue the cooking at home.

Keep an eye across our various channels for more videos and updates on the impact of your donations and to see what’s next for Marlow Refugee Action.

Once again, thank you all for your contributions and participation, together we’ve made a real impact on the lives of those less fortunate than ourselves.

Imad’s Syrian Supper Night In

Friday 19th June sees us continue our Refugee Week events in the form of a live Syrian Supper Night In courtesy of Imad.

As part of Marlow Refugee Action’s Refugee Week 2020 campaigns, this Friday sees the return of the much loved Imad’s Syrian Kitchen with a socially distanced twist.

If you’ve been missing our wonderful feasts as much as we have, we’d love for you to join us live on our Facebook page at 18:30 for a live demonstration and cook along to satisfy your restaurant cravings in the comfort and safety of your own home.

Please find the list of the delightful ingredients you’ll need for our two delicious recipes below…

All we ask for in exchange is for you to donate the cost of a meal out to our Marlow Refugee Action page to help us continue to support vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers whose situation has become even more challenging as a result of Covid-19.

See you tomorrow!

Imad’s Syrian Kitchen spring 2020

In collaboration with Coopers, Marlow Refugee Action are bringing Imad’s Syrian Kitchen popup experience to Marlow again this spring. The meal is a mezze of 8 to 10 starters followed by 3 main courses and a dessert. Cooper’s bar will be selling wine and beer to accompany the meal. One of the evenings will be a special Vegan Supper.

Tickets are £40 which includes a £15 donation to Marlow Refugee Action. Tickets are now on sale HERE

  • Vegan Supper 28th February 2020
  • 6th March 2020
  • 13th March 2020

About Imad

Imad Alarnab is a chef and restaurateur from Damascus who was forced to leave and seek asylum in the UK. He left behind a successful business including several restaurants and juice bars.

Read more about Imad and his kitchen in the Guardian and the Evening Standard or listen to the interview with Imad on Marlow FM

Imad’s Syrian Kitchen returns to Marlow

In collaboration with Coopers, Marlow Refugee Action are bringing Imad’s Syrian Kitchen popup experience to Marlow again. The meal is a mezze of 8 to 10 starters followed by 3 main courses and a dessert. Cooper’s bar will be selling wine and beer to accompany the meal.

Buy your tickets for 1st, 8th and 15th November now. The ticket price includes a £15 donation to Marlow Refugee Action.

About Imad

Imad Alarnab is a chef and restaurateur from Damascus who was forced to leave and seek asylum in the UK. He left behind a successful business including several restaurants and juice bars.

Read more about Imad and his kitchen in the Guardian and the Evening Standard.