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Warehouse fire: emergency donations callout

RWC is in URGENT need of support!

The warehouse which we operate from in Grande Synthe was unfortunately burnt down on the night of 28 August, and all the stock and storage space has been destroyed. In order to be able to continue supporting the over 100 family units around the region, we are in urgent need of the following items:

  • Baby diapers (size 5 and 6 greater need)

  • Adult diapers (S,M,L)

  • Women's and children's winter clothes especially tracksuits, leggings, waterproof coats and jumpers

  • Women's, men’s and children's trainers/ practical shoes

  • Men’s, women’s and children’s underwear (new or unused)

  • Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, shower gel, baby wipes, toilet paper)

  • Baby accessories (dummies, baby bottles etc)

  • Tents (2-8 person)

  • Blankets

  • Sleeping bags

  • Tarpaulin

  • Games and activities for women and children (pamper/beauty items, board games, crafts materials, colouring books, English books, sports equipment)

  • Children’s prams

  • Medium and large backpacks

  • Smart phones + phone chargers

  • Torches

  • Pots and pans

  • Plates, cups, knives, forks, spoons and metal kettles.

To support our emergency fundraiser:

To get donations to us:


  • Deliver them to our temporary storage space at:

Refugee Women's Centre

℅ L'Auberge des Migrants

56 rue Clément Ader

62100 Calais

If you can organise a donation drive in your local area, or organise deliveries of aid to Calais, please email

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