Volunteer Stories Archive

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My night in Verottier

This weekend one of our volunteers spent a night sleeping out with the refugees. This is what he wrote...

17.02.18 | Volunteer Stories

What it’s like to volunteer

Recently I spent a few weeks volunteering with Care4Calais, a charity dedicated to providing essential aid to refugees sleeping...

26.01.18 | Volunteer Stories

7 year old Owen, collects Coats4Calais!

We love all our donors who have helped us collect coats for our winter appeal, but today we lost...

20.01.18 | Volunteer Stories

Giving refugees a home during the day

While volunteering with Care4Calais we visited an elderly French couple who have converted their house into a day centre...

16.01.18 | Volunteer Stories

A volunteer’s Paris experience

The last two days I have been in Paris … I didn’t climb the Eiffel Tower, I didn’t tour...

13.12.17 | Volunteer Stories

A Volunteer’s Story

A chill wind blows through the Calais site; the sky is leaden and threatens rain. We leave the car...

21.11.17 | Volunteer Stories

Finsbury Park Collection

This week we started receiving emails about a Care4Calais collection at Finsbury Park. Then someone enquired about it on...

02.11.17 | Volunteer Stories

Hundreds of Refugees in Paris Endure Disastrous Conditions

  Yesterday, three of us set off to deliver a van packed full of supplies to Paris. We took...

26.09.17 | News

Aisha’s Experience in Paris

Yesterday, three of us set off to deliver a van packed full of supplies to Paris. We took sleeping...

26.09.17 | Volunteer Stories

Care4Calais Volunteer Community

This is the great team we currently have at Care4Calais in France, and today we want to introduce you...

16.09.17 | Volunteer Stories

Living in the streets of Paris

During our trip to France to volunteer with Care4Calais we took some aid over to Paris. We met a...

19.08.17 | Volunteer Stories

Betsy’s Story

She was fourteen when she left Ethiopia for Europe, a wee girl with hair pulled tight and piled high...

19.07.17 | Volunteer Stories

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