Collection for Calais

Collection for Calais is an appeal set up by Islander Abigail Fox, collecting donations for refugees in Calais.

Below are some of the articles talking about the appeal.

Collection for Calais donations winging their way to refugees

calaid depot

Well done to everyone who played a part in the Collection for Calais appeal. Your donations have now been delivered to the CalAid depot in London and are being sorted, ready to head out to France, where they are much-needed.

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2015 7:45am

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Collection for Calais’ will fill four transit vans. Well done Isle of Wight!

Collection for Calais -

Everyone who donated, collected and helped out can be proud to know that refugees in Calais will soon be taking delivery of items from the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 18th September, 2015 3:47pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Collection for Calais: Drop-off points close tomorrow

Calais refugee camp

Make your donations (only specific items and sizes needed) by tomorrow, as all items donated to help the refugees in Calais will then need to be sorted prior to being transported to CalAid in London on Sunday.

Tuesday, 15th September, 2015 11:23am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight village shows compassion for Calais refugees

alverstone calais collection

In just a few hours, the residents of this small village on the Isle of Wight gathered together essentials for the Calais refugees as part of the 'Collection for Calais' appeal.

Tuesday, 8th September, 2015 7:17am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Incredible response to ‘Collection for Calais’ appeal, but more help needed

calais camps

OnTheWight are pleased to have helped secure free ferry travel for vehicles transporting donations to the 'Collection for Calais' appeal. Can any readers help with the short-term storage appeal?

Monday, 7th September, 2015 11:29am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

‘Collection for Calais’: Can you lend a helping hand or provide supplies? (Update 4)

Collection for Calais

Islanders are known for their generosity and willingness to help. Much-needed supplies are being gathered here for CalAid, to distribute to those suffering. Here are details of how you can help the Collection for Calais and what you can donate.

Friday, 4th September, 2015 4:17pm

By Sally Perry with 48 readers' comments