Volunteer Stories Archive

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A volunteer’s story

Today I went to a smaller camp we support, we gave necessities, blankets, food and clothes. Whilst I was...

15.06.17 | Volunteer Stories

This is Calais.

By André Gonçalves Cardoso. Before I start writing I just want to say I’m not a writer and there...

25.05.17 | Volunteer Stories

Hashim’s Story

I’m Hashim Hussein and I am from Sudan and for the last couple of days I have been volunteering...

25.05.17 | Volunteer Stories

Nicola’s Story

‘When my 18-year-old son left home to go to university my husband and I were heartbroken. We were and...

02.03.17 | Volunteer Stories

Hannah’s Story

‘We live in interesting times’. Words I have heard a lot recently, and I don’t know whether to respond...

07.02.17 | Volunteer Stories

Canterbury Volunteers

Hello, love, we are your old-age pensioners volunteer group for the day!” gleefully exclaimed the tall silver-haired bloke who...

16.12.16 | Volunteer Stories

Choices…

Today I froze, but that was my choice, as I walked through Calais town happy in the knowledge that...

13.12.16 | Volunteer Stories

A volunteer’s Story

Here in Calais it is impossible to ignore the heavy police presence. The police and the CRS (Republican Security Companies)...

06.12.16 | Volunteer Stories

Georgie in Calais

Be the Change you want to see in the world…. (Mahatma Ghandi) Georgie came to Calais three weeks ago, I...

03.12.16 | Volunteer Stories

The reality on the ground.

Today, while the Home Office issues guidance that will stop many unaccompanied minors from being brought to Britain, one...

19.11.16 | News

Acts of kindness, every day.

Each day in the camp we see acts of kindness, selflessness or generosity which make volunteering such a special...

16.09.16 | News

Dr. Nick in Calais

With one day to go before I return to the UK inevitably one is bound up in a huge...

01.06.16 | Volunteer Stories

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