Last month we made a please for our supporters to fill emergency aid bags to help with the response to the devastating fire at the Dunkirk refugee camp. We’ve had a huge response and more than 250 bags will be heading to France with our convoy this weekend. Thank you to everyone who has donated… Read More 250 emergency bags for Dunkirk – Thank you!
Our next Donations Drop Off event is on Saturday 13th May from 12noon to 2pm at Cambourne Church, Jeavons Lane, Cambourne. Please come along and give food or clothes to be distributed by aid workers in Calais and Paris. We will take them to the Calais warehouse one our next convoy. Please ensure your donations… Read More Next donations drop off, May 13
CamCRAG is collecting urgent aid packs to send to Dunkirk where thousands of refugees have been left homeless after a huge fire. Fire broke out in the Grande Synthe camp earlier this week destroying shelters and volunteer-run kitchens. The camp was home to 1,700 refugees – including 150 women and more than 200 children –… Read More Call for emergency aid packs to help refugees left homeless by fire
We are very concerned about the news from Dunkirk overnight where fire has destroyed large parts of the Grande-Synthe refugee camp. According to reports many shelters and 2 community kitchens have burnt down. The camp’s 1,700 residents, including several hundred women and children, were evacuated from the camp on safety grounds. CamCRAG will be buying… Read More Dunkirk fire, help needed
Our friends at the Daily Bread Cooperative in Kings Hedges are continuing to take donations of food and clothes off for us. If you want to make a donation of food or other essential items please see the list below. If you have a large amount please email email@example.com to arrange a drop off. FOOD DONATION… Read More Daily Bread donations drop off
Here is an update on the situation in Paris from CamCRAG committee member Ed Sexton who is currently volunteering there. Conditions in Paris for refugees are undoubtedly better than a month ago, when freezing overnight temperatures made sleeping on the street at best difficult, at worst life-threatening. The feeling among associations working in the capital… Read More Update from the streets of Paris
Almost half a tonne of unwanted school uniforms have arrived in France after they were donated to us by The Parents, Staff & Friends Association (PSFA) at Impington Village College (IVC). The clothing, which is surplus to requirements following a change in the college’s dress code was handed over to us earlier this month and… Read More College donates school uniforms for refugees in Calais and Paris