Category Archives: Calais

Calais September 2017

September Philip and I travelled to Calais for one week’s volunteering with Care4Calais.  Before we went we spent a couple of days sorting and repacking donations that had been collected locally.  This was my first trip to Calais but Philip’s sixth so I felt confident that one of us at least would know what they […]


Two volunteers from Colchester will be travelling to Calais in mid September to volunteer with Care4Calais, an organisation we have worked with for almost two years.  The situation is still desperate for over a thousand refugees in the region and Care4Calais also regularly support refugees in Belgium and Paris.  We will be taking a car […]

Calais Update – June 2017

The situation in Calais remains very difficult with the French police destroying tents when they find them, leaving hundreds of refugees including families with children with very limited shelter.  The Care4Calais group continue to provide clothing, blankets, hygiene kits and food (in conjunction with Refugee Community Kitchen). There are no longer any official or unofficial […]