Resource Drive for Calais

Resource Drive for Calais

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We need your help to support the refugees stranded in Calais. On Friday essential goods collected at Galway Print Studio and 126 will be driven to Calais to provide urgently needed support. Winter is coming, and some things are more urgently required than others. Please consult the lists below and give as generously as you can. All donations should be handed in at 126 before 11.00 am on FRIDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER.

Information:
Here is a list of how, and what to give. To ensure our support is helpful, please consult the lists below. If you could pack like items together and label them (i.e all your socks together with some labeling on the outside of the bag):

HIGH PRIORITY:
Trainers (Sizes 7-9)
Hiking Boots (Sizes 7-9)
Wellies (Sizes 7-9)
Tents
Jackets (S, M)
Travel Bags
Socks
Candles
Belts
Tracksuit Trousers
Blankets
Jeans (Sizes 28-32)
Smartphones (w/sim)
Sleeping Bags
Soap
Shampoo
Toothbrushes
Plastic Bags
Wooly Hats
Underwear
Pots

LOW PRIORITY:
Women’s Clothes and Shoes
Children’s Clothes and Shoes
Jumpers & Sweaters
Nappies & Wipes
Tampons & Feminine Hygiene Products

NOT NEEDED:
Sheets
Pillows
Suits
Formal Shoes

From today onwards the gallery team will be on hand to collect your kind donations. Please bring them in to us at flood street by 11.30am on FRIDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER.

This isn’t the only way we’ll be reaching out. But it’s a start.
Best

The 126 Team