A consortium of Kissamos and Selino charitable and volunteer bodies will be collecting material for distribution to refugees between the 16th and 18th March 2016.
They say: “Cultural and charitable institutions can not remain inactive in front of the refugee and humanitarian crisis, which is gigantic”
Items can be left in the EPOFEK office at Villa Xagorari cultural centre in Kastelli (Iroon Politechneiou) from 10am to 2pm on each of the three dates above.
They are seeking items from several categories.
Clothing / supplies
Sleeping bags, waterproof adult / children,
Socks absorbent, Underwear (from crafts), insulated underwear, thermal blankets,
Packets for rubbish,
Plastic dishes and glasses,
Aluminum food trays, plastic cutlery, napkins
B.C. Dry food impulse (snacks)
Baby / infant foods in jars
Antiseptic hand wash,
Saline in ampules,
creative items for children
Coloring books, markers, crayons, etc.
The Metropolis of Kissamos & Selino , the Union of Cultural District Agencies Kissamos , the Association of Masters & Miss Kastelli “Social Welfare “, the Association Kaloudiana Women “The Annunciation” and the Association of Masters & Miss St. Anthony , in cooperation with the House volunteer Samaritans Rescue Lifeguards & TT Red Cross Kissamos.