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Journals and stories from our time giving aid.

The cupboard is bare

The cupboard is bare

Making the trip to deliver your donations is always a pleasure and taking a big van full to the rafters with sleeping bags makes everyone smile.  Photo from inside the van while emerging onto...

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Festival Excitement

Festival Excitement

Most people who go to festivals get excited because their favourite band is playing or they are expecting to have a good time with their mates. Not us we get excited because there might be a spare...

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Knickers, Knickers, Knickers and Bras

Knickers, Knickers, Knickers and Bras

Imagine only having one pair of knickers and living in a field for the foreseeable future. Imagine you can only access a shower in that field once a month. No one in this day and age should have to...

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Tear gas, babies and bananas

Tear gas, babies and bananas

10.4.16 at the Greek Macedonian, FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) border this morning 11.45.  Members of our team are volunteering here today. We were out with team banana in the...

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The doors are too short

The doors are too short

The most important thing we learned this week is that when you fill a pallet to its height capacity it won’t fit through the door of our new warehouse, oops. In between waving off the van to Calais...

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The big donation

The big donation

Since returning from Lesbos in the summer the trustees have been in constant awe of the work being undertaken by the volunteers in Greece. Driven by their dedication and guided by their knowledge on...

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