You can find links to media coverage of the charity at camcrag.org.uk/mediacoverage
CamCRAG Poncho Project: camcrag.org.uk/ponchos
CamCRAG on social media
Official CamCRAG Facebook page: www.facebook.com/camb4calais
CamCRAG Facebook Supporters group: www.facebook.com/groups/camb4calais
CamCRAG on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Camb4Calais
CamCRAG on Instagram: www.instagram.com/camb4calais
Charities and NGOs we have worked with, or who we just like
Friends of Refugees Bedfordshire – Collects donations and raises awareness in the Bedford area
St Albans for Refugees – Registered charity supporting refugees overseas and those resettled in the St Albans area
Friends of Refugees Suffolk – Supports refugees in northern France and resettled families in Ipswich
Donate4Refugees – London-based charity that raises funds and supports refugees in the UK and abroad
Chorleywood4Refugees – Local group north west of London who collect donations and raise funds
Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity – Collecting and sending aid from the Derbyshire area
Herts for Refugees – Hertfordshire-based charity supporting refugees with aid and volunteers
Side by Side Refugees – Fundraising group providing aid to refugees in France
Aid Box Community – Bristol based organisation helping refugees locally and in Europe
Help Refugees – One of the largest charitable funds providing aid throughout Europe, they run the warehouse in Calais we organise convoys to
Refugee Community Kitchen – Operating out of a kitchen in Calais, feeds refugees on the French coast and further afield
Refugee Info Bus – provide internet services and legal information to refugees in France and Greece
Refugee Youth Service – provide support and safe spaces for unaccompanied child refugees in Europe
L’Auberge des Migrants – French association that has worked with refugees in Calais for many years, runs the warehouse there with Help Refugees
Utopia56 – French association working in Paris, Calais, Dunkirk and elsewhere in the country
Sciences Po Refugee Help – Student association at Paris’ Sciences Po University
Solidarithé – Group in Paris who provide information and hot drinks to refugees living on the streets
Hope Café – Provides food and other aid to refugees in Athens
Khora – A humanitarian co-operative foundation based in Athens which provides food and other aid, as well as a community space and services, for refugees in the city. Co-founded by a Cambridge resident.
Humans 4 Humanity – Grassroots collective providing aid to the main Moria camp on Lesvos in Greece.
Phone Credit for Refugees and Displaced People – raises funds to provide top up for mobile phones, recognising that a working phone is vital for refugees to keep in touch with family, friends and legal advice
Techfugees Cambridge – Cambridge chapter of the global techfugees group, who aim to bring the tech community together to offer their expertise to help the global refugee crisis.
RE:action – Cambridge university refugee support society
come2calais – organise regular weekend volunteering trips to Calais from the Bath area
Refugee Rights Europe – carries out research on refugees and displaced people seeking protection in Europe, focusing on human rights violations and inadequate humanitarian conditions.
Refugee Support Network – helps young refugees to build more hopeful futures through education
Collective Aid – NGO who support refugees in the Balkans and have recently taken over ground operations in Calais from Help Refugees
Watershed – German based NGO providing shelter, water and sanitation in the Balkans and Greece. In 2019 CamCRAG donated £3,000 towards their eletrification project in Lesvos.
Refugee 4 Refugees – Greek NGO providing emergency humanitarian support on Lesvos and Samos.
Help Refugees’ Needs list – CamCRAG accepts any donations on this list
RCK Needs list – CamCRAG accepts any dried or tinned food on this list – PLEASE NO VEGETABLES OR OTHER FRESH FOOD
Refugee Aid Resource Locations – Locations of UK organisations, donation collection points, etc
International Organization for Migration – UN migration agency, provides situation reports
UN Statistics Database – portal for UN statistics on the refugee crisis
UNHCR Mediterranean Situation – portal for UNHCR data on refugees crossing the Mediterranean
www.wholesalerainponchos.co.uk – discount seller of emergency waterproof ponchos
FirstAid4Less – Bulk supplier of first aid equipment and supplies
Refugee Aid App – Mobile app for refugees and NGOs detailing local services and associations
Europa – An illustrated introduction to Europe for refugees, available as an eBook or PDF
UK Immigration country notes – the guidance notes used by the UK’s immigration service to determine whether or not to grant an applicant asylum
A brief timeline of the Human Rights situation in Calais – report (PDF) by Help Refugees and Refugee Rights Europe on the history of human rights in the Calais area