Carriers of Hope

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Carriers of Hope started in May 2009 when it was noticed that there were a number of asylum seekers, refugees or recently arrived Eastern European migrants (primarily Roma people from Romania),living in the Coventry area, who were experiencing extreme poverty and lacking the most basic personal and household facilities.

We started by preparing and handing out carrier bags of ‘useful things’ and also encouraging friends and supporters, mainly from the local churches, to join in and help provide them. These carrier bags gave the name to Carriers of Hope.