I’ve had it! I can’t stand reading anymore! Do you feel the same? Here is an ongoing list of activities in Europe for refugees. Together we can unite Europe, the world and humanity. Everyone can do something. Please help me add activities!
-Become a volunteer for Individuell Människohjälp (IM), donate etc . Click here
-Search for specific volunteering oppertunities. Click here
-Offer your to host a family in your house, and/ or practical things like filling in forms, showing and explaining things about your town, the Netherlands, or just having a coffee.
-Host a Refugee until they get a new home assigned. Click here
-Drop off a backpack with goodies and toys for kids from 0-12 years old in Amsterdam, The Hague, Laren, Zwolle, Rotterdam. Click here
-You want to do something. Donate stuff, your spare room or your skills by filling in a form here and hopefully they can connect you to the right people. Click here
-Have a refugee as your flatmate, they will find a way to pay for the rent: minimum 3 months, if rent is financed by public offices (if you choose to), then minimum stay 6 months. Click here
-Here is a website that provides an interactive map with links to projects all over Germany.
-Help a refugee with translations (think forms, explaining processes etc). Click here
Lobbying at your local council, Welcome newly arrived refugees with orientation Mentoring refugees to help with integration and accessing public services, Offering housing or hosting refugees. Click here
-Translators in Madrid get in touch with SErvicio de Traductores e Intérpretes (SETI). Uliana Stefanova Tel: 915 232 596.
All over spain:
-This post keeps being updated on local initiatives. Click here
-You have kids or are a teacher and don’t know how to explain what is going on? Get the UNHCR’s toolkit.
Photo Credit Kai Stachowiak.