Find out more about the service given by Quakers:

Friends Ambulance Unit

The FAU was an independent body led by Quakers in the First and Second World Wars, which allowed conscientious objectors to military service to serve in theatres of war by providing first aid and medical relief to civilian and military casualties, refugees and displaced persons of any nation.

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Friends Relief Service

The FRS was an official arm of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers),set up during the second world war to relieve civilian distress: first from bombing and evacuation in Britain and then in the wake of fighting in Europe and farther afield.

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Quaker Service since the Second World War

Quakers were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947 in recognition of the relief work they had undertaken during the Second World War. The Quaker United Nations Offices (QUNO) were founded in New York and Geneva in 1948 to support the Quakers’ search for lasting peace.

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The China Convoy

The FAU China Convoy Reunion Group organises the annual reunion of original members of the Convoy and is attended by their families and friends and those of Convoy members now deceased.

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Who are the Quakers?

Quakers are a faith group committed to working for equality and peace. We believe that there is something of God in everyone.

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