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Journals and stories from our time giving aid.

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 we have been busily preparing your donations to ship them out to...

Its all about the pallets and sleeping bags

Its all about the pallets and sleeping bags

When we set off on our family holiday to Lesvos this summer I never thought it would lead us to becoming sleeping bag shippers. With your help, donating money to pay for survival bags, donating much needed sleeping bags and helping us to sort out the donations, my...

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 the ground we started to collect much needed aid for the refugees...

Refugees START & Yorkshire Aid – Warehouse Sorting

Trustees and friends gave up some time on Sunday here in Leeds, UK. While people cannot always give a financial donation they are able to donate goods that are really needed by refugees or give time to sorting the warehouses full of donations. A small crew of about 10...

Refugee Plight Reported by CBC Radio

This is a change .. instead of just reading what one of our members Trace Myers has spoken to news agencies about for Refugees, now you can listen to her too. View and listen here at CBC Radio: Tragic scenes from Lesbos where a volunteer desperately tries to save...

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