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£4,695raised of £10,000 target by 68 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,695 to provide food and other essentials for the refugees in Northern France

    Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Category
    Emergencies
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 3rd December 2016

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    It is one year since local residents came together to form Cambridge Calais Refugee Action Group (now Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group) as a compassionate response to the refugee crisis in Europe. But now the situation in Calais is worse than ever.
    As well as fundraising and collecting donations to provide food, building materials and other aid for the occupants of the Calais Jungle camp we have taken 250 people on convoys to the camp over the past 12 months.
    Now the French Government has cleared the camp but many refugees still remain in the area including large numbers of unaccompanied minors. So we are launching a fresh appeal to provide food - and other essential items needed - for the refugees there. We are aiming to raise £10,000.
    Please spare what you can to help feed the victims of this crisis – people who have escaped civil war and terrorism to seek the safety and shelter we, in the UK, take for granted.

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    • Nik Shelton

      Nik Shelton

      2 months ago

      Nik Shelton

      Thank you to everyone who has donated so far - we're so excited that we've now raised 20% of our total thanks to you on our Crowdfunding site. We have also raised £1,600 offline for our appeal. The camp at Calais is set to be demolished in a matter of days, and the refugees there evicted. No-one knows exactly what will happen, but we will be there to support those displaced and our funds will buy food, and other essential items for the established volunteer groups on the ground.

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    • Christopher Dorling

      Christopher Dorling

      Dec 3, 2016

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 3, 2016

      Thank you for what you are doing on my behalf.

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 2, 2016

    About the fundraiser
    Nik Shelton

    Nik Shelton

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group is a group of volunteers who live in and around Cambridge working to help the refugees living in the camps in Calais and Dunkirk. We send regular convoys to the camps, fundraise and collect aid donations

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