News from the ground: Chios, Greece Part 2

Jude Monson, one of our committee members has arrived in Chios, this is her update from her first day volunteering yesterday 18/01/2016 Just got to bed after 18hrs Non stop! Was working with the Norwegian refugee council this morning in the registration camp helping to give refugees dry clothes when they arrived soaking wet. Then…

News from the ground: Chios, Greece

Our two containers are making their way to Chios as I write this.  1796 boxes of aid containing an estimated 59,033 items will arrive week beginning 18/01/2015.   We have two volunteers there and two on their way.  Here is an excerpt from their blog: Boats coming in 15/01/2015 While those already on shif dealt…

News – THSR

WE NEED YOUR HELP to sort donations and to fill these containers so our warm clothing can reach the people who need it now.  We are also short of men’s gloves.  To volunteer or donate get on our facebook page ‘the highlands support refugees’ or twitter: @TheHighlandsSR.  Alternatively email THSR2015@outlook.com. Today (8-12-15) we saw the…

Notes from ‘the Jungle’, Calais

Jude Monson went to volunteer ‘on the ground’ at the end of September 2015.  Here are some of her notes from the ‘jungle’ in Calais. Depart Inverness Thursday 4pm Arrive at the Jungle 2pm Saturday Met up with Iffy Patel who has been on the ground for a while… Went for a walk around camp…