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It doesn't feel like volunteering, it just feels like having a mate

HostNation befriender

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Yasar & James 
in Manchester

We are a volunteer-led charity finding local friends for asylum seekers and refugees in London, Greater Manchester and Tyne & Wear

Daisy & Bahar in 


and counting...


of our refugee friends say
they feel better as a result


of our befrienders find the
experience rewarding

If you like what we do but are not able to befriend, please consider a  donation.

For more information on  HostNation's impact read our report.

To learn more about befriending the

HostNation way read our guide.

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