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Places Called Home Funding

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We are delighted to share with you that we’ve been awarded #PlacesCalledHome funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and IKEA UK to support one of our upcoming events in the Backhouse park, which will enable us to get together the local people from all communities helping us to raise the awareness of the importance […]

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North East Charity Awards Nomination

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We are so excited to announce that we have been nominated for the North East Charity Awards 2021 in the Uniquely North East award category! Stay tuned for more updates. The winners will be announced on 20th October 21. More at: https://reachplcevents.com/events/northeast/charity-awards/

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Looking for Trustees

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We are looking for Trustees to join our Trustee Board – if you are interested in becoming one – or you know someone who might be, please read more about the position in the attached letter. Deadline for applications is Monday, 11/10/2021. Should you like to receive the trustee information pack and the application, or […]

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Family end of summer picnic and clean up

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On 4th of September 2021, International Community Organisation of Sunderland (ICOS) with the support from our amazing volunteers, organised a ‘family end of summer picnic and clean up’ at Backhouse Park. The event was supported by East Rangers Project (funded by Sunderland City Council).  The organisation of the event was a team effort, with ICOS […]

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Summer Picnic Event – Experience Days Donation

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We would like to thank Experience Days for donating a £50 voucher as a raffle prize for our ‘Park clean up and Family Picnic Event’ which will take place on the 4th of September 2021. All the money raised at the event will go towards the costs of running our charity and helping the BME […]

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Family Picnic and Clean up 19.6.21

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On the 19th of June 2021 International Community Organisation of Sunderland (ICOS) organised a ‘Family Picnic and Clean up’ Event in Backhouse Park to celebrate Refugee Week. The event was a great success; the day was packed with fun activities for families across the whole of Backhouse Park! We are delighted to receive such positive […]

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Connecting Communities football match

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CITY PARTNERS IN SUNDERLAND are joining the team to support the annual, national Amnesty International UK ‘Football Welcomes Refugees’ campaign. The campaign was first Launched in April 2017 to celebrate the contribution refugees and asylum seekers make, not only to football but to all aspects of community life. Across the country, the campaign encourages football […]

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Steps into STEM event – case study

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On Friday 12th of March 2020 we have delivered a ‘STEPS into STEM’ event for BME women to celebrate British Science week. The event was funded by British Science association. It was a very successful and engaging event, we had 13 attendees in total and we heard wonderful presentations about women’s representation within the STEM […]