We are working with partner agencies, including local churches and schools, to get much-needed supplies to refugees living in European camps.
Many thanks for your continuing support.
What supplies are needed
Edinburgh Direct Aid
- Baby clothes and baby care: including nappies and wipes (complete unopened packs)
- Childrens clothes: including boots, shoes and waterproofs
- New underwear: for men, women and children
- Toiletries: soap, shampoo, detergent, sanitary towels (complete packets only, no tampons), razors
- School supplies: stationery, pens, drawing, craft materials
- Fabrics, haberdashery
- Volunteers: to sort and pack
- Cash: to pay for transport, schools and vocational training.
Men, Women and children's practical clothes only, Boots and Shoes tied or taped together with European size marked (no heels must be suitable for walking), Trousers, Belts, Jumpers & fleeces, Thermal vests & leggings, coats, Hats, scarves and gloves (taped together), New underwear, Tights, Socks, Bras
Tents, complete tents ONLY, instructions are beneficial, Blankets, Sleeping bags, Ground sheets, Tarpaulins, Torches, Wind up radios
Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Soap, Deodorants, non-aerosol, Razors. New Hairbrushes, New Combs, Women's sanitary towels (no tampons)
- First aid
Bandages, Plasters, Dressings, Tape, Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Foil preservers
- For babies
Nappies, Baby food (no pork), Baby milk, Clothes, Baby wipes
Drop off points and opening times
|Penicuik North Parish Church||9:30 - Noon|
|Penicuik High School||9:00 - 15:00|
|Beeslack High School||9:00 - 15:00|
|Lasswade High School||9:00 - 15:00|
|Gorebridge Parish Church||9:30 - Noon|
|Newtongrange Parish Church||9:30 - Noon|
|Mayfield & Easthouses Church||9:30 - Noon|
|St Nicholas Buccleuch Church, Dalkeith||9:30 - Noon|
|Loanhead Parish Church||9:30 - Noon|
|Loanhead miners' Club||Noon - 15:00 Monday - Friday|
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