As you will probably have seen in the news recently, there is a current crisis regarding migrants and refugees from across the war-torn country Syria. People are in desperate need of supplies, so thanks to the efforts by CalAid we are providing a place for people to drop off donations in the Kenilworth and Warwickshire area.
If you live near Kenilworth and would like to give clothing and/or other items to help the
people camped near Calais, you can deliver bagged items to
The Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, Kenilworth CV8 1JP
Between 9:00am and 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Monday 7th September – Thursday 17th September
BADLY NEEDED items are: SHOES: trainers/hiking shoes size 41-46, JACKETS: size SMALL and MEDIUM only, TRAVELLING BAGS, SOCKS, CANDLES or other lighting implements, BELTS
ALWAYS needed: Tracksuit trousers, Jeans size 28-32, Blankets, Sleeping bags, Soap, Shampoo,
Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Plastic bags, Woolly hats, Pants, Pots, Pans
What is NOT needed: WOMEN and CHILDREN’S CLOTHES or SHOES, Sheets, Pillows, Suits, Town Shoes, Jumpers, Wellingtons
It will help hugely if the donations are pre-sorted, so they can be efficiently stored and distributed in Calais. Please make sure donations are organised by type, keeping shoes together, sleeping bags together etc.
ALL ITEMS WILL BE TAKEN TO CALAID IN LONDON ON 20th SEPTEMBER
FOR ONWARD DELIVERY TO CALAIS http://www.calaid.co.uk/
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE ‘PHONE CAROLINE MARA OR
RICHARD DICKSON 0771 359 4506.