‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage

‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage
‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage
‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage
‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage

‘Our Hands’ Christmas Charity Auction in Support of Safe Passage

Thank you for your participation. Bidding for the 'Our Hands' Charity Auction has now finished. Conflict and persecution have forced 22 million people worldwide to leave their homes, leading to the largest refugee crisis in decades. Thousands have travelled to Europe to seek protection, often facing dangerous and traumatic journeys. Nearly half of those refugees are children who have often travelled unaccompanied having lost members along the way or forced to flee alone. Safe Passagewas established from the urgent need to help child refugees access their right to travel legally to a place of safety, its mission is to open safe and legal routes to protection, allowing the child to lead as dignified life as possible. Since founded in 2015, the following has been achieved:

  • 1,150 children have arrived in the UK through routes Safe Passage have helped to open;
  • 118 Safe Passage clients have come to the UK;
  • 56 people were supported to successfully claim asylum;
  • 30 people were supported to access services.

Safe Passage’s successes have been recognised by several awards including the Liberty Human Rights Award 2016 and the European Parliament’s Citizen Award 2016.