Books for Children

Erin Summers Norman

Greetings all!  If you were at the Evening of Arabic Music recently held in Castle Methodist Church, you might have seen us announce Perkin’s Family Trust’s new project.  As many of  you know, Colchester has led the way in welcoming refugees fleeing nightmarish, war torn conditions.  We have shown that not only can it be done, but it can be done with great success from the grass roots levels upwards.

Perkin’s Family Trust is a charity for ALL children.  We do not exclusively work with refugee children, we simply do what we can as and when we can.  Many of you have donated to our collections for the local homeless shelter, and women’s refuge.  Right now, we are working on a project to bring literature to these children who have been through so much, and made Colchester their home.  Reading opens doors, it opens up new worlds, it expands our…

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