Weʼve raised £98 to put together dignity bags( basic hygiene supplies bags) for Female Syrian Refugees- we want to send at least 50 of these to Syria
- Horsforth, United Kingdom
- Health and medical
- Time left
- Funded on Monday, 25th September 2017
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The refugee situation has hit the hearts of many. The Samara's Aid appeal assists in many different ways: one way is to help save women begging for basic sanitary protection.
It must be heartbreaking to lose everything, to see things you never think you will recover from: and then to have to humiliate yourself further to beg for what we see as basic supplies just to retain some sense of dignity in the middle of the chaos.
The dignity bag appeal may help solve some of this - a dignity bag is a wipe clean nylon bag with sanitary protection, soap, toothpaste , knickers, a hairbrush and so on...to help a woman retain some sense of respect.
We are focusing on these bags as part of the Horsforth Refugee collection response and these will be shipped the first week in October 2017. These will be then transported to Syria and the Middle East shortly after.
If you want to donate towards this appeal any amount is amazing-A bag costs around £12 to put together
If you are local you can physically donate any of the following items for the bags ( this is the list of things that go in a bag) https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53766570e4b003ad46561710/t/588e1f0129687f77160ce7c5/1485709059567/DIGNITY+BAGS+SHOPPING+LIST.pdf
Check the horsforthrefugeecollection facebook page for details of where and when you can drop physical donations towards the bags
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Sep 23, 2017
Such an important cause Sam and so brilliant you're doing all this, huge well done, Nicky and Mark xxx
Sep 19, 2017
Thanks for organising this
Sep 1, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Thank you for organising such an important fundraising effort to give women a bit of dignity in their flight from the war and terror of Syria
Aug 30, 2017
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Aug 22, 2017
Glad I can help for such a good cause!
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