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Special Christmas Offer

For a donation of £10 or more we would like to offer a very special one off gift of a signed copy of The Listening Stone, written by Donna Jennings and illustrated by Gillian Gamble. This is a special book about a little girl with no name. She goes on a perilous journey to find out who she is and where she belongs. This book would make a wonderful Christmas gift and you will be helping the little Syrian refugee...

Great Scot “Unsung Hero” Award 2017

Closer to home, we are delighted that FLOC and the important work we are doing is being more widely recognised. On her return from Lebanon, Donna received an “Unsung Hero” award from the Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards. The awards will be shown on STV. Also, our local government has put in a motion in parliament recognising the work FLOC is doing in the Middle East. We hope to build on this publicity to raise awareness and more funding, so...

Sam’s House Programme

Donna, our founder/director, has been busy writing a full year program to go with the Sam’s House – Little Friendly Space. The visit in October included a four day training for the workers, including early development and child protection training. The programme is therapeutic in essence, to help the children explore and process their trauma in a safe way. The programme includes drama, movement, games, stories, play, and nursery rhymes and music written specifically for this programme. The Syrian women seen here...

Dear friends and supporters of FLOC

We’d like to give you an update on the work of FLOC in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon since our visit there in October. This year we have worked hard, and thanks to generous donations from many individuals, businesses, and churches, as well as trusts and foundations, we have raised nearly £20,000 for the very first Sam’s House! The Sam’s House – Little Friendly Space in Lebanon will provide a safe, therapeutic space for Syrian refugee children ages 2.5 – 5 years old....