Category Archives: Fundraising

Concert Videos/Update

The Benefit Concert held on Sat 29th September, as reported previously, was a sell-out success, raising just over £1000 in support of Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes. Now we’re delighted to present a message and links to a number of delightful video clips that we received from Andy Gilbert, the music maestro behind the concert and […]

Sat 3rd Nov, Noon-5pm: Truby’s

Kurshida Mirza writes: “I am delighted to let you know that Trubys Garden Tea Room will be open on Saturday, 3 November, 12-5 at the Guildhall, Church of Christ the Cornerstone (see poster below and our FB: Truby’s Garden Tea Room) As usual we will be serving our delicious home made lunches and afternoon tea in support of […]

Concert Sell-Out Raises £1K

  The Benefit Concert held on Sat 29th September was a sell-out success.  The full-house audience were treated to great World Music courtesy One World Club MK, and a wonderful World Food Buffet courtesy the Events Team at St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church. Including advance and on-the-door ticket sales and extra donations collected during […]

Tickets going fast – Concert 29th Sept

UPDATE: Tickets are selling fast for this Saturday’s Benefit Concert, and we cannot guarantee having any left at the door. Therefore, we encourage you to book online and also to please arrive early, as the show will start promptly at 7:30. On Sat 29 September 2018, 19:30 – 22:30 BST, at St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, Burchard […]

8 September Noon-5PM: Truby’s Garden Tea Room

Kurshida Mirza writes: “Dear Trubys Supporters, After a long break, we are back! Trubys Garden Tea Room will be popping up on Saturday, 8 September, 12.00 – 17.00 at the Guildhall, Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate West, MK9 2ES. We will be kick starting the event with Trubys AGM at 11.15 – […]

Cakes Aid Refugees

Delicious home-made cakes helped raise much needed funds to house Syrian refugees in Milton Keynes last Saturday (April 7).  The fund-raising event was held at Truby’s Garden Tea Room. “We sold out completely,” said Truby’s Kurshida Mirza, “and raised £1,120 towards settling Syrian refugees in MK.” Truby’s, an inter-faith community cafe run by British Muslim […]

Just One House: Get Involved

Our partners at the British Red Cross have now taken over the responsibility of setting up the homes for new families, but we are still looking for organisations (faith groups, businesses, clubs or others) who are willing to fundraise to cover the cost (£3500) of furnishing ‘Just One House’ and, if possible, also to introduce […]

JUST ONE HOUSE – The way forward for getting homes ready

To scale up our work furnishing homes for families to move into, we work with faith groups, businesses, schools, clubs or other organisations who can commit to getting involved with kitting out ‘Just One House’.  As of May 2017 we have six groups committed already, i.e. taking responsibility for six houses.  We will be looking for more […]

Fun and Funds: 30th April 6.30pm

Come and enjoy live Syrian and Western music Sunday 30 April and help raise funds and awareness for the British Red Cross support of our Syrian refugees.  It’s at the Age UK Peartree Centre, Chadds Lane, MK6 3EB from 6.30 to 9.30 pm with a raffle, snacks and refreshment, and music from Belal Alasali and […]