Calais Donations – Needs List November 26 2016

Now the Calais camp has closed we continue to send aid to Paris and the Dunkirk camp regularly. We also aim to become a hub for donations, sending a 40ft container of aid per month to Syria, Greece or Lebanon or wherever the need is. 

To find out more about sending containers of aid abroad, please click HERE.

The items we can receive to our Calais warehouse right now are the following:

  • men’s underwear (new)

  • men’s waterproof jackets, size S and M

  • men’s hats

  • men’s gloves

  • men’s socks

  • Trainers

  • Walking boots

Refugee Community Kitchen is currently simply continuing their operation. They are serving the refugees in the Dunkirk camp. The food items we want are the following:

  • Vegetables that you can keep like Squash

  • Potatoes

  • Spices, especially chilli flakes, turmeric, mustard seed, curry leaves

  • Big tins of tomato

  • Lemon juice

  • Courgette

  • Fresh tomatoes

  • Lettuce

  • Fresh chilli’s

  • Onion

  • Sea salt

  • Olive oil

  • Pureed tomato, small tins and tubes

  • Honey

  • Golden syrup

  • Oats

  • Drinking choc powder

  • Lemons

  • Oranges

  • Tinned white beans

  • Dates

The kitchen also needs:

  • Bin bags

  • Washing up liquid

  • Spray Surface cleaner

  • Bicarb of soda

  • Large catering kitchen (roll blue roll)

Please note that you MUST register your donation delivery HERE in order to drop off your donations! The address will be sent to you once you register. Please also be aware that no deliveries will be unloaded before 10am or after 5pm, as the team needs to prepare for distributions. If you are volunteering with us, please come from 9am, and your donations will be processed later on in the day.

If possible, please aim to bring donations on a weekday as the weekends are our busiest time. However, we do appreciate that this does not fit into many people’s schedules so please do not let this put you off booking for a Saturday or Sunday!

If you have any questions regarding donations, please email

We also need volunteers! Please get in touch with to come and help out, once you’ve filled in this form