All Saints Refugee Aid Collection

The All Saints Church in Sherburn is holding a refugee aid collection. They are collecting desperately needed supplies for Refugee-START, to bring hope to and ease the suffering of the countless adults and children stranded in temporary migrant camps across Europe.

Donations will be gratefully received following the 10:45 and 18:30 weekly Sunday services. Items needed are:


  • Non – perishable, e.g. tinned and dried goods


  • Coats
  • Trousers (especially men’s trousers in small and medium sizes)
  • Hats, scarves, gloves, underwear*, socks*


  • Robust, “sensible” style, not sandals or flip-flops

Toiletries / Hygiene supplies

  • Soap, shower gel, deodorant, shaving gel*
  • Baby supplies e.g. nappies, baby wipes*
  • Towels

Camping Equipment

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags, thick blankets, pillows, camp beds / airbeds
  • Cookware, crockery, cutlery
  • Insect / mosquito repellents
  • Wind-up torches / solar lamps (not battery operated)

* All items marked with an asterisk must be new and unopened. All other items may be used or new, providing they are in reasonable condition. Items for which the need is especially high are bold.

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