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MOOL in the time of COVID

Hello, friends! Hope you are keeping safe and well. We are sure you will understand that, until further notice, MOOL has closed the Depot until further notice due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Although the work we do is vital, it’s important that we protect our volunteers and friends who come to...

Could you be a MOOL Trustee?

Pssst… Could you be a MOOL trustee? We’d love to have some help steering the Good Ship MOOL into its next adventures. We’ve achieved so much over the past five years but would really love to take things to the next level! Full details here.

Song, St Andrew, Syria and Saltires

We had a wonderful evening on the 30th November, full of songs, stories and great food. Over 150 people came, a good mix of incomers and locals, all coming together to celebrate kindness and community. We’re really grateful to Bemis and the St Andrews Fair Saturday for enabling us to put the event on....

Mool volunteers in Calais

On 29th September five of our fantastic volunteers went over the France to work with Refugee Community Kitchen (RCK) and Care4Calais. You can read about their experiences from the following links. They had an extraordinary, challenging, but deeply rewarding time. https://www.mool.scot/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Volunteering-Care4Calais1.pdf https://www.mool.scot/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Volunteering-Care4Calais-2.pdf https://www.mool.scot/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Volunteering-Refugee-Community-Kitchen.pdf https://www.mool.scot/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Volunteering-Care4Calais-3.pdf

Mool Trip to Calais 2019

This heartbreaking note was given to Liz when she visited St Amer. This is a home for just under 30 unaccompanied boys and girls. The home itself impressed Liz with it’s warm and caring atmosphere and she really felt that the children are looked after well while their paperwork is completed but this note...

Welcome a refugee

This is something we can all do from home. It’s a lovely idea from the people at Refugee Action. “It’s the little things that matter – a kind word or a smile can make such a difference to all of us. But it can mean even more to someone who has been forced to...

Summer 2019 update

Check out our latest newsletter for news of new families arriving, the Eid celebration at our new home, the Dumfries YMCA on Lochside Road and much more. Click to download or use the button below:  Help us get the newsletter out: The more the merrier when it comes to MOOL, so if you have friends, family or links...

Ration Challenge Day 3

Amy writes: Day 3 reflection. I feel like utter crap, yesterday I felt so bad I didn’t update you all. I had a bad headache all day and just felt tired. Today’s the same the tiredness is really just to much I have no motivation to do anything. My brain is just not working...
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