Unwind with Art and Wine: Meet local talent Vesta Rounsaville

An active member of Madrid’s international community, Vesta Rounsaville utilizes art to impact the world around her. She is the hostess of the monthly Paint and Wine Workshop at Madrid for Refugees; with its next event on June 29th. Vesta guides attendees as they explore art and creativity through individual forms of expression. Vesta is a believer that art in all of its forms is a natural impulse to humans, and her goal is to make it …

Giving back through yoga with Yoga Loto and MFR

  There is an event for everyone with Madrid for Refugees, which is how I found myself lying in Retiro Park this past week alongside ten or so other international yogis. It was starting to cool off, with the sun in that twilight spot that casts soft light on the trees. The sounds of birds and joggers faded into the background as our guide, Eleanor from Yoga Loto, introduced herself and led us in a few …

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hosting a Chefugee Dinner

Maybe you’ve heard of Chefugee or attended one of the dinners, either ways you’ve liked the idea, and for that we say thank you! I’m here to tell you that Chefugee is an open project and that you or anyone else can start their own dinners. I come from the programming world and I know that what makes a great open source project is great documentation. But enough about programming over here, I’m going to …

¡Donar ahora! MFR colabora con Lighthouse Relief & Dirty Girls of Lesvos Island

Read this in English “Nos alzamos elevando a los demás”. R. Ingersoll Durante los meses de junio y julio, Madrid For Refugees colabora con Lighthouse Relief para la construcción de un campo de Fútbol en campo de refugiados de Ritsona (Grecia) y con las Dirty Girls of Lesvos Island para proporcionar mantas limpias para más de 300 niños, mujeres y hombres en Grecia. Necesitamos urgentemente tu apoyo para recaudar fondos para estas causas, ¡toda ayuda …

Donate now! MFR teams up with Lighthouse Relief & Dirty Girls of Lesvos Island

Read this in Spanish ‘We rise by lifting others’ – R. Ingersoll The daily struggles of people living in refugee camps in Greece is beyond the imagination of most people. Here, the NGO Team at Madrid For Refugees tells you how you can play your part to help. Dignity, respect, comfort. Three things that are so often no longer available to people who find themselves living in refugee camps. Formed as part of the international …