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The War in Ukraine: Message From The Lord-Lieutenant

On behalf of you all I want to thank the countless individuals, charities and organisations of every kind who are giving help to the people of Ukraine, both in the region itself and to the refugees who have been able to come to the UK.  I also want to thank those in our county who are giving support to other refugees fleeing harrowing circumstances in their country. Your care and commitment are making a genuine contribution to alleviating the suffering and hardship of defenceless people and to showing those in great distress the love and support which are so appreciated in the face of needless cruelty.’

Surrey is an important part of the national effort and there are community initiatives springing up throughout the County.  Raising awareness about them and supporting such current and future endeavour is something to which we can all contribute.  But how do we get to know what is being done in Surrey or how we might offer our support to such work?  There is no single answer.  But you may find it helpful to know some of the local – rather than national – organisations you can contact which can provide avenues for your own wish to help.  These include:

                –  Surrey County Council: website 
                –  The Community Foundation for Surrey: website cfsurrey.org.uk
                –  Your local Borough Council’s website
                –  Your local parish church (and through their website)

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