What can I donate?

Here’s the list of items urgently needed, we will keep the list up-to-date on this web page. Please do not bring items which are not on this list because it wastes valuable volunteer time and the Calais refugee camp is currently congested with items which can’t be used.

Clothing (clean, preferably new):

  • Men's socks (warm, size 6-11)
  • Men's woolly hats
  • Men's warm, insulated gloves
  • Men's scarves

Toiletries (unopened):

  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Shower gel

Food and kitchenware:

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Herbs
  • Spices
  • Plastic/wooden cooking utensils
  • Plastic plates/bowls and cutlery

First aid:

  • Plasters
  • Bandages
  • Paracetamol/Ibuprofen (other low strength painkillers)
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Safety pins
  • Slings
  • Tubular bandages

Stationery:

  • Pens (biros, felt tips, markers, Sharpies)
  • Pencils (normal and colouring)
  • Crayons
  • Note books
  • Colouring books
  • Playing cards

WE ALSO NEED A LOT OF HEAVY DUTY BIN BAGS AND RUBBLE BAGS/SACKS!

The Green Space will be open daily from 9am-8.30pm, except Sunday from 12pm-8.30pm.

Sheffield Students' Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG
Registered Charity Number: 1147855