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Brunel Calais Refugee Donations Appeal

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Over the past few weeks we have seen harrowing images of refugees making treacherous journeys to find safety. The situation has quickly escalated into what is being called the biggest humanitarian crisis Europe has seen since WW2.

Calais Refugee Support Hillingdon has been set up to organise and facilitate the collection of much needed donations to be delivered to the refugee camp in Calais.   camp in Calais.

We are working closely with the CalAid ( who are working in the camp and have communicated to us what items are needed. We have partnered with CalAid, who are working in the camp and monitoring the situation closely in order to communicate to us what items are needed.

We are lucky enough to be in a position where we can help and directly make a difference to someone else’s life, so if you are able to please do help in any way you can.  

How you can help today

  • Donate items on the below list of items needed
  • Sign up as a volunteer to help collections, sort and deliver donations
  • Donate money to help cover the costs of transportation
  • Like our Facebook Page: ( who are working in the camp and have communicated to us what items are needed.(

Items needed

Men’s shoes 

Waterproof clothing 


Warm blankets

Complete Tents

Sleeping bags


Pots and pans


Gloves, scarves, hats


First aid kits Inc. antiseptic wipes, plasters, bandages

Torches and candles

Sleeping bags


Bin bags 


Men’s shoes


Drop off location

Brunel Volunteers (on the concourse) 10.00 – 17.00

Pine Gardens (Eastcote) evenings and weekends

If you are planning to drop of donations please call Priya on 07951271739 so that we can ensure someone is able to receive and log your items.

For more information please contact


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