Weʼve raised £9,365 to Help those on the Ukraine Border
- Funded on Friday, 29th July 2022
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As you will have undoubtedly seen, the news is currently saturated with the terrible situation with Ukraine. Here at Preston Caravans and Motorhomes we have been feeling, as I’m sure many of you have, a strong pull to do something to help the people in this dire situation.
We have pledged to take a convoy to the Poland/Ukraine border. Our drivers will be volunteers from our Preston Caravan’s team and we will also be joined by a Polish/Ukrainian interpreter and a further volunteer who has already completed a trip to the Ukrainian border, whose contacts we will be using throughout our trip. We will be setting off on the 6th April.
On the journey out, we will be taking specialised medical equipment, winter baby clothes, satellite phones and walkie talkies, as per the request of the teams down in Medyka. These have already been gathered and are ready to go.
Once there, we are working with the Ukraine Border Action to collect 36 refugees who need to be reunited with family, friends or sponsors in the UK and Europe. As the refugee group will be almost exclusively women, children and elderly people, we are bringing a motorhome as a support vehicle for those who have medical or child nursing needs on the road. In addition, we have bought 2 minibuses to transport people, and a transit van to transport aid on the outward journey and luggage on the return trip.
We are estimating that this journey in total will cost around £12,000. Any contribution towards fuel, accommodation on the return journey, ferry crossings or food for our convoy would be greatly appreciated.
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Apr 26, 2022
What an amazing thing to do ❤️
Apr 22, 2022
Great effort buy all concerned.
Kath and Nick Holt
Apr 20, 2022
Helping people in dire need is a wonderful thing.
Lynda and Tony Ryan
Apr 17, 2022
Thank you so much for organising this. Good luck with everything. 🍀
Simon, Lin & Sophie
Apr 17, 2022
Happy Easter, everyone keep on giving
Phil, Lindsey & Rosie Smithson
Apr 15, 2022
We saw your article on North West News last night ................ Really touched our family ! THANK YOU so much for your humanity ! Keep Up the Good Work !
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