Make Your Mark: Volunteering at Amina

On 29th February 2024, our team took part in the Make Your Mark Volunteer Managers Conference in Stirling. The Make Your Mark Volunteering Campaign aims to increase the quantity and diversity of heritage volunteers in Scotland. The theme of this year’s Conference was ‘Inclusion at Every Stage’. The Conference aimed to show inclusion as the golden thread…

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International Women’s Day 2024: Inspire Inclusion

Happy International Women’s Day! The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is “Inspire Inclusion”. Amina – The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre (MWRC) empowers women by inspiring inclusion each day! We specialise in delivering and enabling women’s rights through free services for Muslim & BME Women in Scotland. This year, we’re sharing FAQs that we have received, including details…

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Help Muslim Women Access Support in Scotland by Voting for Amina

Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre is a Scottish charity who work to empower Muslim and BME women, helping break down barriers and provide resources these women need to live the life they want. This February, you can help us accomplish our goals by voting for Amina in the My Favourite Voucher Codes charity poll! Find…

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Strategising Fundraising: Reflections of a Summer Intern at Amina

In this blog post, University of Glasgow student Fatima Durrani talks about her experience of completing an internship at Amina MWRC. The paid internship was funded by the Find a Solution programme at the University of Glasgow Careers Service. The summer of 2023 will always be unforgettable for me. From June to August, I spent exactly one…

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Your Compassion, Our Passion: Amina’s Fundraising Gala 2022

Fundraising Gala 2022

Amina MWRC held a fundraising Gala on 7th November 2022 at Glasgow’s Grosvenor Hotel.    The evening was a celebration of Amina’s 4 pillars: Employability and Financial Inclusion, Creative Well-being, Helpline and Befriending, and Violence Against Women and Girls.  The gala showcased some of Amina’s activities and projects.  Amina was able to share the range and…

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We did the Glasgow Kiltwalk 2023

Kiltwalk 2023

We did it!  Members of Amina’s staff team took part in the Glasgow Kiltwalk 2023 on Sunday 30th April! We walked a total of 181.4 miles and raised £6514!  Despite the weather being bleugh our hardy staff members donned their raincoats and walking trainers and stepped out to fundraise for the essential work that Amina…

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Female Empowerment: Looking After Me Big Give Matchfunding Campaign

Big Give

During Autumn 2022 Amina MWRC carried out an online match funding campaign through the Big Give.  Our supporters dug deep to raise over £18,500 -an incredibly generous amount to enable Amina’s vital services to continue supporting Muslim and BME women in Scotland. The Big Give pledged to match all donations to Amina MWRC.  So, during…

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Zipslide Across The Clyde – fundraiser

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our volunteers and participants for all of their efforts in making this event a HUGE success. The rain didn’t stop our fantastic participants who braced the elements to take on the first of our 150ft high ‘Zipslide Across The Clyde’ challenge.   We had 30 thrill-seeking…

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