“I think there’s a lot of good in people and Community Sponsorship is a real opportunity to bring it out.”

Former head teacher Ellie Stacey is one of our pioneering Community Sponsors, having played a key role in building groups in Bude and Falmouth. Here Ellie tells us how volunteering helped her embrace retirement – and how inspired she feels by the power and potential of Community Sponsorship.

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Yuliia Matalinets came to the UK under the Homes for Ukraine scheme and is staying with hosts in Bristol. Here she outlines what a traditional Ukrainian Christmas looks like, and we think it sounds magical!
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Renting your property to a refugee family through Community Sponsorship is one of the most significant ways in which you can contribute to resettlement. Here Jo tells us why she would encourage other landlords to do the same and answers some your key questions.
Ellie is a member of two Community Sponsorship Groups in Cornwall and has more than 20 years’ experience in education. Here she shares her top tips on helping children adapt to education in the UK.
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