Weʼve raised £1,098 to buy light weight blankets for refugees sleeping rough in Calais.
- London, United Kingdom
- Funded on Monday, 16th October 2017
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There are an estimated 750 refugees sleeping rough in Calais without access to clean water, food or shelter. It is more difficult than ever for volunteers to distribute aid.
Every week there are reports of the CRS taking bedding from refugees and its starting to get cold.
This is a crowd funding project answering the shout out for blankets from the Help Refugees warehouse in Calais.
All the money donated will be used to buy these lightweight blankets that I'll take over to Calais as soon as possible, where distribution will be organised by the volunteers there.
An immeasurable thank you to Help Refugees for all their tireless work and up to date information of how we can all help. Without government support we are the ones helping.
Please see https://helprefugees.org.uk/ for any further information.
- 8 months ago
Jo Adkins8 months ago
We have raised so much in a month! Thanks to the generosity of your hard working selves I'm now waiting on the delivery of 600 blankets for refugees sleeping rough in Calais, I've booked myself a ferry and we're good to go next week. This has been a really satisfying project to put together, your support has been impressive and uplifting. Nice work everyone xxx
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Oct 15, 2017
Go Jo! :)
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Without all those little drops, there would be no ocean, you are a true inspiration Jo!!!
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