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Putting down roots – our new office at St Mary’s Cloister

WTRRP’s clients are growing in number (now more than 100 families) while the number of volunteers remains steady at 80. Operating remotely from volunteers’ homes and liaising with clients elsewhere has become increasingly challenging, so the need for… Read More

An unforgettable time at Lee Valley Water Centre!

Since London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic games in 2012, Lee Valley Regional Authority has been making sure the Olympic legacy lives on and benefits communities in and around London through their Community Access Fund (CAF). This summer… Read More

We’re in the news!

The Watford Observer, September 2018 –  The invaluable work of a foodbank and a refugee group  

Another WTRRP garden party in perfect weather!

This year’s annual garden party at Cheslyn Gardens was memorable in so many ways. The weather was perfect for a day out and we made the most of it! Once again we had the support of those connected… Read More

Introducing our new Treasurer

At the March AGM, Paul Shaw formally became our new Treasurer and also a Trustee. Paul was a partner in the accountancy firm Myers Clark for many years, and even before retirement, held the position of voluntary Treasurer… Read More

Navigating in the dark

Dave Smith, Founder of the Boaz Trust and speaker at our AGM shares his story: I first started working with asylum seekers in December 1999 while at Mustard Tree in Manchester – a charity I’d set up to… Read More

Food donations needed

WTRRP is continuing its relationship with Watford Food Bank, which helps us meet the monthly needs of our clients if we are unable to do so through donations to WTRRP alone. For example, between the 3rd of April… Read More

Christmas Party

Our very first Christmas party took place on Saturday the 16th of December, bringing together 130 clients and 38 volunteers. This was our biggest party yet and our first collaboration with Edge Grove School in Aldenham. In this… Read More

Joy Hobbs – Many Thanks!

As many of you will know by now, Joy Hobbs, sadly, stood down from WTRRP in March. Joy joined WTRRP in 2009 and soon after became a member of the Committee, under the Chairmanship of Richard Kendall. Joy… Read More

The WTRRP Women’s Group

Last year, one of our volunteers, Seema, had the idea to set up a women’s group. This is open to our female clients along with their children plus their befrienders who often encourage them to attend and sometimes… Read More