Thoughts on Calais

I spent my¬†first post-Brexit weekend in Calais, volunteering in the warehouse of L’Auberge des Migrants. L’Auberge is a French charity that partnered up with the British organization Help Refugees, in order to deliver humanitarian aid to the refugee camps of Calais and Dunkirk. Together they run a warehouse, where donations are collected and sorted, they distribute clothes, hygiene kits,¬†tents to the camps, and they operate a kitchen that feeds thousands of people every day. They organize recreational and educational activities for men, women and kids and more in general, they put big efforts into making the lives of people in the camps as bearable as possible. Continue reading “Thoughts on Calais”