Peterborough organisation win £44k lottery funding to support the disadvantaged

A community hub to support refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Peterborough has won nearly £44,000 of National Lottery funding after a public vote.

Sunday, 28th April 2019, 7:00 am
PARCA celebrating their lottery win

PARCA (Peterborough Asylum and Refugee Community Association) received £43,785 to implement a project called ‘Holding Hands Together’. This will help isolated and disadvantaged individuals across Peterborough connect with each other through friendship clubs, skills sharing sessions, employability workshops and local community events.

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PARCA chief executive Moez Nathu said: “Thank you to God Almighty and everyone who voted for PARCA. We are now in the process to set up the project Holding Hands Together and we will have a team to work together. Any organisations, formal or informal, can join our team.”