Most Needed Items

Care4Calais's MOST NEEDED listed currently includes the following:

Men’s and boys’ coats (especially small and medium sizes)

Sleeping bags and blankets


Jogging bottoms or jeans, size 26-34 waist (joggers with cuff bottoms if possible)

New boxer shorts (esp small and medium, tight fit if possible)


Hats, Gloves and Scarves

Waterproof walking boots, sizes 38-45 (but most needed sizes 40-43)

Unlocked mobile phones with chargers (note – unlocking essential please)



Rain ponchos


FOOD: High priority: Dried fruit & nuts (especially dates), UHT milk, Sugar, Biscuits, Cakes, Coffee

ALSO NEEDED Tinned food (e.g. lamb, chicken, beef, tuna, sardines, tomatoes, red/white beans, chick peas, lentils), Cooking oil, Black & Green tea, Long-life fruit juices


We accept donations of other items, but the above will go to Calais as soon as possible.

We are also collecting tombola prizes for fundraising events.

All donations must be clean and in good condition - please no clothes with rips/stains etc.

Drop off times & points are below - now also including The Warren, HU1 3DR, Tues & Thurs 10-5, Weds 10-1, Fri 10-4. Donations can also be brought to the Avenues Centre, Park Avenue, during our sorting times or by appointment. Current opening times are Monday and Saturday 10-12. Pick ups can also be arranged by messaging the facebook page.


Deadline to donate:


What we need:

Men's socks and boots


Emergency blankets & sleeping bags