Donations wanted to support refugees in Calais as part of a DMU Local volunteering trip


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Students from various DMU faculties are travelling to Calais on Monday 4 November to take part in a DMU Local volunteering trip. The trip is delivered in partnership with the Journeys Festival​ and ArtReach.

Over the course of four days, 13 students will be getting involved in delivering arts and craft workshops in a community centre, sorting through items in a donation depot and spending the day in a community kitchen.

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DMJU Local is now collecting the following donated items to take across and would appreciate your support:

  • Clothes: warm winter clothing, socks, scarves, gloves
  • Toiletries: toothpaste, sanitary products, shower gel, soap
  • Food items: dry spices (cumin, paprika, cinnamon), cooking oil, rice, sugar, salt, canned goods, tea, coffee
  • Leisure: sports kit, painting supplies, books, colouring pads, pens and craft paper

All donations can be dropped into DMU Local, 0.36 Portland Building, until Friday 1 November.

Thank you in advance and we hope to be able to donate lots of useful items on behalf of DMU.

Please follow @DMU_Engagement on Twitter for updates about the trip.

Posted on Tuesday 29th October 2019

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