Border Crossings

Our EPIC partners The Brink are continuing their journey and had an interesting encounter which sparks many questions around freedom of movement: “That’s us left Guatemala! Nice easy cycle down to the coast and the sweltering heat, got to the border where we were initially told we had to turn back to Mexico to...

Wonderful Workshop Outcome Updates

Thank you again for coming along to the Improving Volunteering workshop. It was a really useful session and we are very grateful. There were so many great ideas that we have had to break down the notes into 4 documents! Let us know what you thing and if you’d like to be involved. Edit...

Wonderful Workshop!

On Saturday 2nd February we held our Improving Volunteering workshop, where we invited established volunteers alongside those who were curious about the organisation to look at ways in which we could make volunteering better for those involved and how we could provide a better service for those who we support. We had a fantastic...

Welcomers Wanted!

Do you have what it takes to help someone new to D&G find their feet? If so, we’d love to hear from you. For more info or to register your interest please message hello@mool.scot

Amazing New Project.

  We have partnered with this fabulous duo at www.thebrinkonline.org as they journey through Central America getting to the real heart of the migration situation as they link up with those on the road. In their own words: “The Brink is a dynamic, fiercely independent, not-for-profit media platform dedicated to sharing real stories about...

Happy Birthday to us!

What a busy time we’ve had! There’s so much to catch up on. We’ve appointed a Volunteer Coordinator and a Depot Manager; done masses of outreach; sorted tonnes of aid and turned THREE on September 1st. Little did we know when we started that Massive Outpouring of Love would continue to grow and flourish...

What a week!

It’s been a pretty amazing week for us; a little overwhelming truth be told. Local MSP Joan McAlpine spoke very highly of Massive Outpouring of Love at Scottish Parliament (see here) during Refugee Week. “MOOL has done so much to humanize the refugee crisis and makes a real difference to refugees here in Scotland...

Scottish Parliament

MSP Joan McAlpine had some very lovely things to say about us in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday. Watch! https://www.facebook.com/JoanMcAlpineSNP/videos/2097143780528514/

Moving Stories is Moving Fast!

Moving Stories is certainly picking up pace! We are a few weeks (well, a few Monday evenings!) into rehearsal now and it’s sounding amazing thanks to the dedication of the choir and the genius of Lucy Renwick and Kate Howard. We’ve had photo shoots, more interviews, meetings round kitchen tables, late nights, tears, a...

What a Day!

We had an amazing first rehearsal workshop day at The Theatre Royal, Dumfries on Saturday. So many wonderful people attended, sang their hearts and brought wonderful grub to share and fuel out shenanigans! The Moving Stories Community Choir certainly had a beautiful birth. Huge thanks to Kate Howard, Lucy Renwick and everyone who worked...