CALAIS SOLIDARITY- 5 ways you can help 🙂
1. Join the campaigns for freedom of movement & open borders.
Many petitions, protests & other actions happening. Monthly protest in leeds, see https://www.facebook.com/noborders.leeds/events
2.Support refugees in Leeds
Get involved with No Borders Leeds, provide a bed & meal for a night with Grace housing https://twitter.com/lassnleeds, do one to one english lessons, volunteer at the drop ins etc more info here https://leedsnoborders.wordpress.com/other-leeds-groups-supporting-people-seeking-asylum/
3. Go to Calais-read this first!
4. Donate money to this local group that’s been volunteering in Calais for years http://www.laubergedesmigrants.fr
paypal at firstname.lastname@example.org
IBAN FR50 2004 1010 0513 4243 8502 647
Or donate the following:If you have these items, take them to nearest collection http://www.yorkshireaid.org/yorkshire-aid/
*Stong plastic sheets/tarps/pallets/canvas/building materials for strong shelters (if you come with a van, many places to pick up free pallets and buy materials in Calais)
*Sleeping bags & roll mats
*Non-perishable food, flour & oil
*Containers/Jerrycan for food and water
*Shoes (practical waterproof hiking boots best, size 42 most needed)
5. Keep an eye on this page for requests for help with sorting donations,storage or driving