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Parents struggling with money and who are alone at Christmas can find it hard to give their children the magical day they’re hoping for.

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Refugee Week 2023: Compassion – Clara’s story*

I came to Scotland from Nigeria 6 years ago with my three children. They have made lots of friends and they’re doing well in school. They enjoy being in Scotland. They found it hard at first with the cold weather and the Scottish accent. 

Clara is a single mum from Nigeria and is seeking asylum in the UK.

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Many voices, working together with purpose


Halena Gauntlett is chair of the OPFS Board. For Trustees’ Week 2023, she speaks about what this entails.  

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