People in Motion donate jam-packed van of winter essentials

People in Motion donate jam-packed van of winter essentials

This week, we received a fabulous donation from People in Motion: a transit packed to the roof with valuable items, all carefully sorted and labelled. From men’s socks to family-sized tents, everything will be distributed and used as soon as possible. The need for warm winter clothing, shelters, and food is undeniable.

The impact of the donation was felt within six hours. The first of these were in the hands of Kurdish refugee families in Dunkirk that afternoon. Children, women and men ran to the back of the van, the prospect of changing out of their muddy clothes and shoes giving them hope in an instant.

We never cease to be amazed at how much such a van can fit, and the thought of all the people that this can help is incredible. Each sleeping bag and each hoodie unloaded can make a person living in inhumane conditions feel human again for a while.

We hope you can appreciate the impact that these donations have and continue to send such vans. We will always welcome them with excitement.

To volunteer or donate, no matter how much, just click here!

About Care4Calais

Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh meals, warm clothing, heating and important legal and medical support.

We are not politicians – we are people like you who simply believe that every human has the right to be treated in a fair and dignified way.

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