Having a post-Christmas clear-out?

On the 19th January we’ll be heading over to Calais to spend the day volunteering with the lovely folks from Help Refugees, and we have a nice big van waiting to be filled with your donations.

Below is a list of the most wanted items for us, we’ll be accepting donations at our studio Monday to Friday evenings from 6-8pm, and Saturday mornings from 8-12.⁣

So please please please have a think about what you could spare, any questions or queries ask in the comments!

* Trainers and walking boots (sizes 40-43)⁣
* Hats, gloves and hand-warmers. ⁣
* Men’s underwear (boxers, only new please – small, medium and large) and socks (preferably thin)⁣
* Practical warm jackets and waterproofs ⁣
* Thermal leggings⁣
* Tents and tarpaulins⁣
* Sleeping bags and blankets⁣
* Rain ponchos⁣
* Mobile phones with chargers (only fully functioning please)⁣
* Thermal layers⁣
* Men’s joggers and jeans (small and medium)⁣
* Small backpacks/ drawstring bags⁣
* Roll mats⁣
* Jumpers and hoodies (small and medium)⁣
* Belts (men’s)⁣
* Emergency foil blankets⁣
* Body Lotion (especially lotion for sensitive skin)⁣
* Toothpaste⁣
* Saline Solution/Eye wash⁣
* Men’s disposable razors⁣
* Lip balm⁣
* Packs of tissues⁣
* Toilet paper⁣
* Wet wipes⁣
* Spray deodorant (men’s)⁣
* Shampoo⁣
* Conditioner⁣
* Toothbrushes⁣
* Shaving foam⁣
* Hand sanitiser⁣
* Hair oil⁣
* Talcum powder⁣
* Nappies (all sizes)⁣
* Condoms⁣
* Disposable cups (for distributing hot drinks)⁣
* UK to EU adaptors (to use UK chargers in France)⁣
* Pop-up gazebo (but NO poles)⁣
* Bags for life

For a full exhaustive list of requested items, head to https://helprefugees.org/calais/needs-list/

If you’re not up to speed with the situation since “the Jungle” was destroyed, watch this video.
https://youtu.be/G-y4AGH1CPk

Thank you so much for your support.