Knickers, Knickers, Knickers and Bras

Knickers, Knickers, Knickers and Bras

Imagine only having one pair of knickers and living in a field for the foreseeable future. Imagine you can only access a shower in that field once a month. No one in this day and age should have to do this. In the Idomeni refugee camp in Northern Greece this is...
Clashes at the Idomeni Camp borders at FYROM

Clashes at the Idomeni Camp borders at FYROM

Yesterday, following yet another rumour the borders would open, hundreds of families packed their bags and prepared to pass from Idomeni into FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) border of Northern Greece. Crowds gathered. Some people at the front went to the...
Tear gas, babies and bananas

Tear gas, babies and bananas

10.4.16 at the Greek Macedonian, FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) border this morning 11.45.  Members of our team are volunteering here today. We were out with team banana in the Idomeni camp where the protest in the photograph is happening. 4000 bananas...
The doors are too short

The doors are too short

The most important thing we learned this week is that when you fill a pallet to its height capacity it won’t fit through the door of our new warehouse, oops. In between waving off the van to Calais we have been busily preparing your donations to ship them out to...
Its all about the pallets and sleeping bags

Its all about the pallets and sleeping bags

When we set off on our family holiday to Lesvos this summer I never thought it would lead us to becoming sleeping bag shippers. With your help, donating money to pay for survival bags, donating much needed sleeping bags and helping us to sort out the donations, my...
The big donation

The big donation

Since returning from Lesbos in the summer the trustees have been in constant awe of the work being undertaken by the volunteers in Greece. Driven by their dedication and guided by their knowledge on the ground we started to collect much needed aid for the refugees...