Winter is coming!
WCWD is arranging a number of clothes drives across the UK in October and November to collect items for the charity Choose Love (Help Refugees). We will be collecting warm clothes, shoes and supplies which will be delivered to 1500 men, women and children living in refugee camps in Calais.
Conditions in the camps in Calais are dangerous and difficult, especially with the added threat of COVID-19. Many of the people living there are fleeing war, terror and persecution in their countries. So we are doing what we can to help!
This page gives you everything you need to run your own clothes drive and support people in Calais. Thank you for your kind support!
More About Refugees
Check out the below resources to learn more about Refugees
Keep an eye out for our Voices of Change blog post with Conversations from Calais
Read our blog post with Areej Osman, placement coordinator for Refugees at Home, discussing how their important work matching refugees and asylum seekers with hosts and how they've been impacted by COVID-19.
Choose Love: What's happening in Calais is unacceptable. Find out why
Independent: ‘An extremely hostile environment’: Refugee children in Calais face unprecedented risk of abuse
The Guardian: 'If I die, that is OK': the Calais refugees with nowhere to turn
Independent: They’re branded economic migrants – now young men trying to cross Channel tell us why they really want to reach UK
The Guardian: From diplomat to dinghy: why people are risking the Channel in small boats
Independent: ‘Of course we are scared but we have no choice’: Why family of refugees is risking everything to cross Channel
Run Your Own Drive
Running your own drive might sound daunting but don't worry! We're here to help you however you need so check out the resources on this page and if you want some more support, contact us.