We exist to help those who are unable to help themselves due to war,
poverty and displacement.  How do we do this?

We take your donations

We obtain the aid that is needed right now

We drive the aid directly to those who need it

Over 95% of what you donate is used for transportation of humanitarian aid and procurement, with only a small amount being used for admin and other costs. 

The Promised Land

A composition by Paul Hutchinson

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Author: Roger Wilson

2020 - Containers to Greece

Our 3rd container has arrived in the Greek Islands, taking humanitarian aid to the refugees in Lesvos, Chios and Samos.

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Author: Roger Wilson

Volunteers

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Photography by Yousif Al Shewaili

This is a series of photos of life and dignity by Yousif Al Shewaili, a refugee living in Greece

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Author: Roger Wilson

Our impact

2,081

Tonnes of humanitarian aid delivered.

200,000

Over 200k beneficiaries of 51 convoys to 9 countries (as at February 2020)

90%

 Sustainable - 90% of our aid is donated surplus bulk stock from major suppliers.

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