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    Weʼve raised £2,310 to donate to Help Refugees & Refugee Community Kitchen who provide humanitarian aid to the ongoing European refugee crisis

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 22nd December 2018

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    In December 2017, we spent two weeks volunteering in Calais for Help Refugees and the Refugee Community Kitchen and raised just over £2,000, which went towards purchasing biodegradable crockery used to feed the many hundreds of displaced people who've ended up in Northern France. Upon our return to the UK, it soon became very apparent that there was not enough awareness about the crisis in Calais and we began thinking how we could try to change this. We decided it would be worthwhile to take three of our friends to Calais once a month for a weekend of volunteering and are keeping this donation page active so these friends can raise more funds for the aforementioned charities.

    Eighteen months since the Calais camp was closed, approximately 700 refugees remain living on the streets and in the woods, totally ill-equipped for the winter months ahead. These people are simply seeking a better life, having fled the country they live in through fear, and other inhumane situations most of us couldn't imagine. We are raising money to be donated directly to Help Refugees, to help them continue the work they have started in Calais, but also in Greece and beyond. You can read more about their work here - https://helprefugees.org/

    Lots of love, Benny & Hossein x

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      64

      • Mrozinskis

        Mrozinskis

        Apr 7, 2018

        Xx

        £20.00

      • Eilidh Hall

        Eilidh Hall

        Apr 7, 2018

        £10.00

      • Bex Hitchen

        Bex Hitchen

        Apr 5, 2018

        ❤️

        £30.00

      • Jennifer Morris

        Jennifer Morris

        Apr 5, 2018

      • Chloe Dyson

        Chloe Dyson

        Apr 3, 2018

        Keep doing it! A small donation and a ton of support x

        £30.00

      • Tom Dawkins

        Tom Dawkins

        Mar 15, 2018

        £20.00

      • Stephen Flannery

        Stephen Flannery

        Mar 14, 2018

        £10.00

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      Benny Locke & Hossein Ghonouie

      London, United Kingdom

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