Calais Collections on Sat 27th August in Redditch

If you are interested in donating essential items to help people in the Calais refugee camp, have a look at our list below.

The next collection day is Saturday 27th August, with collection points at the Central Mosque (Jinnah Rd) and The Bridge Church (Evesham Road) open between 2pm and 5pm. Thank you.



Women’s Clothing

Leggings, long sleeved tops, tunic or long dresses (up to size 16), jumpers, cardigans, coats & decent bras. (Modest clothing only please. No low-cut tops or short skirts.)

Men’s Clothing

T-shirts, hoodies, trousers, jumpers, joggers & coats. (Nothing in XL please.)

Children’s Clothing

Jumpers, trousers, dresses, skirts, shirts, T shirts, shoes, warm hats, new socks & pants.

New underwear

New underwear & socks for everyone please! Men, women & children. (Men’s boxer shorts not Y-fronts please) (Women’s underwear up to size 14 please) (Children’s underwear of all ages).

Keeping Clean

Soap, shampoo, toothpaste & toothbrushes. Razors & sanitary towels. Nail clippers, towels, new combs & hair brushes.

For Babies

Nappies & baby wipes.  No children toys please!

Footwear & Weather

Walking boots, sturdy shoes, trainers & sandals. Hats & Gloves. Waterproofs. Pushchairs for kids too.

Camping & Sleeping Gear

Camping stoves, pots, pans, plates, cups & kettles. Complete tents, sleeping bags, blankets, roll-mats, tarpaulins & groundsheets. Padlocks with keys please.

Kitchen Items

Small kitchen items that require no electricity; eg. tin openers, spatulas & spoons, mugs, plates & bowls.

Food Items

Short grain rice, dried pulses & dried fruit, tea bags, tinned vegetables & fish (tins with ring pulls please).