We arrived at the warehouse at 9 a.m. in the morning. After a little warm-up we split up in different groups to prepare donation bags for the refugees. Some were sorting out clothes and sanitary products for women who lost their belongings during a fire at the Jungle last week. Others prepared shoeboxes to deliver to the new arriving refugees.
While doing so we learned that donations are a complex topic. A lot of them are actually not usable for the refugees in their extreme living conditions. The result was a big mountain of plastic bags.
Hereby you find detailed information about what clothes are actually needed at the moment:
In consequence we used the afternoon to load up the vans with throwouts and brought them to other charity organisations.