Weʼve raised £575 to Help Refugees that are in need in Calais
- London, UK
- Funded on Tuesday, 6th November 2018
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Update (24/10/18): We have been back for a week and it was a mind blowing experience. We saw exactly where your donations will help, you don't realise just how much they matter toward keeping people warm and fed. If you'd like to know more about it, there's a write up below*. Otherwise, we have decided to put your donations toward the Refugee Youth Centre and the Refugee Community Kitchen and will close this page shortly as they are in great need. The camp we went to was been destroyed yesterday, so they are rallying to feed the people and safeguard the children and families. Thanks again for your support, you are wonderful. *https://medium.com/@pjhakra90/what-is-actually-happening-in-calais-a32857c01d5e
On the 13th October, Jonathan, Charlotte, Cat and Mindy will be heading to Calais to volunteer for Help Refugees. We are raising money to donate to this grassroots charity which is one of the largest and most efficient operations in Europe. All of your donations will also be matched by Mindy's current employer, Expedia Group!
Help Refugees carries out incredible work everyday by tirelessly providing blankets, clothes, food and water and women’s and children’s services. We will be assisting their team members in their warehouse to help in any way we can.
We will be driving across to Calais to allow us to carry donated supplies with us, including sleeping bags, tents and clothes. If you have any items you would like to send, please contact us and we arrange to collect! A list of needed items can be found here: https://helprefugees.org/calais/needs-list/
As a brutal winter approaches, they need you now more than ever. This is still a crisis but we are not powerless.
No act of compassion is too small. Please join us - CHOOSE LOVE.
- 4 months ago
Mindy J4 months ago
Thank you so much for all of your donations! After seeing the support work ongoing directly on the ground in Calais and Dunkirk, these donations mean even more. The funds will 100% be going to hygiene products for men, women and children, warm clothing and the basics for keeping these displaced people warm and dry throughout another winter in the forest. We have been so touched by the warmth of the volunteers and the kindness of the refugees, even given these unimaginable circumstances. Thanks again for all of your support x
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Oct 27, 2018
You did a good thing. Love you xxx
Oct 24, 2018
Oct 23, 2018
Well done Charlotte... x
Oct 16, 2018
Good luck!,!Love Josie
Oct 15, 2018
Great work Charlotte ... I'll save up some actual useful stuff for your next trip!
Oct 15, 2018
Oct 12, 2018
Good luck Jonathan, well deserved cause.
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