Refugee Crisis – Aid Container for Syria


A further aid container will be sent from Plymouth to Syria on 14th May with the items most needed in the refugee camps.  This appeal is being coordinated by Faraday Fearnside (Open Hearts Open Borders).

Current list for Aid Container for Syria (posters attached below):

Baby items: Baby food,  baby milk, essential baby items, nappies and wet wipes

Food items: Dried food (nuts, rice, pasta, flour), UHT milk, dried fruits, instant porridge oats, tinned foods (beans, veg, chick peas, soup) – suitable for vegetarians and no meat.

Medical supplies: see list on poster.

Socks and Underwear: Men’s, women’s and children’s new socks and underwear in a variety of sizes.

For more information or to help with Plymouth’s Aid Container for Syria appeal, email, join the Open Hearts Open Borders Facebook group or follow them on Twitter.

Check out the very latest advice on the city council’s website.

Local church collection points are as follows:

Monday 10am-2pm – Mutley Baptist Church PL4 6LB

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 5pm  – University of St Mark & St John Chapel, Derriford, Plymouth PL6 8BH

Friday 8am – 10am – Methodist Central Hall PL1 1BA

The help-line phone number at the Red Cross is manned 1pm-4pm weekdays 01752 831608


OHOB Aid Appeals March 2016 Baby Items OHOB Aid Appeals March 2016 Food Items OHOB Aid Appeals March 2016 Medical Supplies OHOB Aid Appeals March 2016 Underwear

A prayer at this time:

A prayer for the refugee crisis