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Closed 31/03/2018

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£3,177
raised of £5,000 target by 30 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,177 to enable the continuation of Mobile Refugee Support's operations in northern France over the winter months.

    Funded on Saturday, 31st March 2018

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    Story

    With winter finally settling in and the coldest months being dead ahead of us, the refugees we support are in dire need of very specific items. Tents and tarpaulin sheeting for shelters and the production of ‘basha’ kits; waterproof clothing and ponchos; thermal sleeping bags; warm and essential clothing such as jackets, pants, socks, hats and gloves; high-energy dried foods and of course torches for these long, dark days are needed now more than ever. These are just a few of the main items we are asked for on a daily basis.

    The intention of this appeal is to enable us to purchase these necessary items that we lack or do not get donated directly. There are certain items we are in need of a constant supply of, but of course not everyone can donate these. Our teams, of both long and short term volunteers are onsite every-day and see first-hand the inhumane and distressing conditions in which so many people are forced to live.

    The money raised from this appeal will go directly to helping us buy these life-saving and weatherproof items that can make this existence a little more bearable. Every penny makes a difference and any amount donated will be truly appreciated.

    We cannot thank you enough for your support, we depend on it to be able to continue to the work we do. As always, if you would like to volunteer or be involved somehow, get in contact for more information.

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      Supporters

      30

      • Adrienne Gill

        Adrienne Gill

        Mar 24, 2018

        Donation from Carlisle Refugee Action Group

        £250.00

      • Yvette

        Yvette

        Mar 18, 2018

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 9, 2018

        without support from people like you - god knows what these forgotten people would do! I am full of admiration and love for you all! X

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 25, 2018

      • Adrienne Gill

        Adrienne Gill

        Feb 24, 2018

        Donation from Carlisle Refugee Action Group

        £250.00

      • David Glotzer

        David Glotzer

        Feb 7, 2018

        Hope this helps. Still trying to see when I can come to volunteer, but this is what I have raised so far plus some from my savings.

        £145.00

      • Carolina

        Carolina

        Feb 6, 2018

        £10.00

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