Justice and Peace has launched an appeal for the young people in Calais who are surviving hand-to-mouth as the French authorities try to prevent any humanitarian aid on the streets. See our newsletter for more information.
You can contribute via our Justgiving page –
We at Justice and Peace will also be collecting items as requested by Brother Johannes, who lists them as follows:
Donations and gifts are welcome We can use: For Personal use: Shower gel, shampoo, toothbrushes, body cream or oil (like Vaseline, Nivea), Socks 36-43 Boxer shorts S/M (No Large please), Sport shoes 39-40-41, Pocket nail cutter (Also helpful: Power bank mobiles).
Clothes for young men are welcome, BUT PLEASE FOR NOW ONLY small size T-shirts and jeans! WE HAVE ENOUGH TOWELS AND TOOTHPASTE thank you! For the house: Disinfectant, All-purpose cleaner, Anti-scalant, Toilet cleaner, Washing powder or liquid (mostly color wash, Laundry Stain remover, Softener, Calgon, Washing-up liquid, Tablets and liquid for the dishwasher, Toilet paper. Food: Ground Coffee and lots of MILK – the youngest ones really drink a lot of it. (J&P advise: Buy it at French supermarkets if you visit, or send money.
For small amounts, send the money via our Justgiving website.
For large amounts (making it worth paying the exchange rate), go to Maria Skobstova bank account direct:
Association Maria Skobtsova. Here are the bank details: IBAN: FR7615629026250002172700193 BIC: CMCIFR2A Bank: CCM Calais, 85 rue Mollien, 62100 Calais, France