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...

#BeLikeStAndrew

#BeLikeStAndrew This year, Scotland is promoting kindness on St Andrew’s Day. We always promote kindness here at MOOL HQ but we’re always delighted when more people stick their head above the parapet and call for more! For our part, we’ll be trying to organise as many SNUG packs as we can (see poster above)...

MOBILE REFUGEE SUPPORT – Calais

If you’ve been into the depot at any time in the past six months you will have met Lynn, our amazing administrator.  She has transformed the office at MOOL HQ to a thing of efficiency, delight and laughter. She took a well-earned holiday recently and took time out to visit the Mobile Refugee Support...

Taste of Syria

This is going up a little late but I think it’s worth it anyway. Caroline Yates organised a fantastic event at the Wigtown Book Festival. Entitled “A taste of Syria” we had a wonderful selection of food provided by Mohammed (one of the resettled refugees) and in addition to some great poetry from a...

Happy Birthday, MOOLigans!

Massive Outpouring of Love is TWO today! Can you believe it? Not got us a present? Fret not; just sign up here instead 😉 https://www.mool.scot/volunteer-registration/ You’re welcome 💅🏼💁🏻 No, we love YOU more… 😜 #HappySecondBirthdayMool! Seriously though, we couldn’t have got this far and helped so many people if it wasn’t for our amazing...

Guest Blog Post – From Dumfries to Arsal

We love hearing from our volunteers about their experiences of working with Massive Outpouring of Love, and encourage any of you who feel inclined to put pen to paper (or fingers to keys!) as we’d love to feature your piece. Today, we’re very excited to present our first Guest Blog Post. It’s from the...

Could you be a foster carer?

Finally, children are being allowed into the UK under the Dubs Amendment. They will need warm, loving homes. Could you help? https://www.facebook.com/DGRefugeeAction/posts/1687994998171481