WTRRP, The Cloisters, St Mary’s View, WD18 0DF info@wtrrp.org.uk 01923 252 434

WTRRP is awarded grant for nappies and wipes from the Watford Mayor’s Small Grant Fund

Back in August 2019 we applied to the Watford Mayor’s Small Grant Fund for a grant to purchase nappies and wipes.  These are provided as part of our food bank but unlike the food , nappies and wipes… Read More

A Christmas message from our Chairman

As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on what’s been a particularly busy year for the charity and give thanks to everyone who makes our work possible. Our client base has grown considerably – we now support… Read More

Summer activities for youngsters

The long summer months can be a struggle for some families who barely manage to feed their children during the school year and may not have any money spare to pay for day trips.  Dorothy and Mel worked… Read More

Dorothy Knightley – a sad loss

We are immensely sad to inform you of the death of Dorothy Knightley, Trustee and Secretary of WTRRP, in the early morning of Friday 26 July. Dorothy passed away in Watford General Hospital as a result of widespread… Read More

Building the WTRRP Grants team

When I first joined WTRRP in the summer of 2018, Marie-Jo and Dorothy told me that one of the biggest problems facing the charity is that we don’t have enough funding or any paid staff to help us… Read More

Garden party in Cheslyn Gardens

It’s 9am on Sunday 23 June and I have just arrived back in the UK, seriously jet lagged! Would I be up to spending the afternoon at the annual garden party? Was there a danger I would fall… Read More

A heartfelt thank you from Isla and Alamini

In our spring newsletter, we announced that thanks to our generous supporters, we exceeded our target of raising £6,198 to support Leave to Remain applications for clients Isla and Alamini and their three children. A total of £10,303… Read More

Cheering on Watford FC

On Saturday the 27th of April, twenty of our youngsters and six volunteers were thrilled to be given free tickets to watch Watford play Wolves at Vicarage Road. While the match and the outcome were a far cry… Read More

2019 AGM Roundup

by Nicola Santamaria, Women’s Group Coordinator The 2019 Annual General Meeting was, as always, both interesting and enjoyable.  The meeting began with the formal proceedings; all of the charity’s trustees and committee members were re-elected and two important… Read More

‘It has brought my dignity back’: John’s story

People seeking asylum in the UK are only able to apply for the right to work after they have been waiting for a decision on their asylum claim for over a year. Even then, the few people who… Read More