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So many of you have been kind enough to donate through our website and our shop with money, suspended coffees and food so I thought I would let you know, firsthand the difference they make when we take the food and drink that you have supported out to the people who need it most. Last night I again had the privilege of being part of the Outreach team. Work starts much earlier in the day ensuring that we have all the sandwiches made. Homemade are always the best but that means that all elements need to be purchased and made by the team....

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This is the story of 10 year old Ali Hassan whom one of our team met in Piraeus, Greece and demonstrates just how small things can make big difference. Ali was living in a tiny tent, with his widowed mother and two younger siblings, surrounded by thousands of other tents all squashed into an area between Gates E1 and E2 of the port of Athens. The family had travelled from Idlib in Syria, on foot, mostly to save their money, to Turkey where they found people smugglers who parted them from most of their cash. They reluctantly joined other Syrian refugees...

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On the 13th August, Net Ketchell, one of our Trustees will be travelling to Athens on behalf of share to work for the Hope Cafe in Athens. The cafe is an amazing place that feeds those in need and its volunteers ensure those attending feel loved and cared for. Net is raising money to specifically buy supplies for when she is over there as they are in desperate need of baby milk, nappies and toiletries.  "Having seen the aid leaving Britain in containers, I felt moved to help at the other end and see how the aid is being used and give my time to make...

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I was very nervous about this trip as I'd heard bad things about the situation in Calais since the Jungle camp was dismantled last year. On my last visit, although obviously a terrible situation for the refugees, I was really impressed with the camp and the sense of community the residents had managed to create for themselves. I was worried that without that community, things would be so much worse for them. This has definitely proved to be the case. We set off with a van full of donated blankets, sleeping bags, clothes, shoes, toiletries and food and headed for...

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Refugees, sending aid, share, volunteer -

Today along with other charity groups we've been able to send another container to Lesvos and Chios. We would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone again for their continued support. There is another container leaving this month to go to Syria. We are in desperate need of any medical supplies as the hospitals are really struggling in Syria and really need our support. If you are able to help please contact us. Thank you in advance   

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