ITEMS NEEDED

Urgent:

  • Men's Winter clothes (mostly jackets) for all ages

 

Normal

  • Tents
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Winter clothes (mostly jackets) for all ages
  • Men’s trousers (mostly size medium)
  • Men’s shoes (mostly sizes 40 to 43/ 7 to 9 UK sizes)
  • Warm gloves, hats, scarves
  • Socks
  • Rain ponchos

 

Also

  • Sleeping mats
  • Bag packs
  • Canned food (not pork)
  • Rice, pasta & other grains

DON'T SEND ANY MILK, PLEASE!

 

PACKAGING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please make sure to send us as new items as possible – if second hand, please send items that areclean and in good condition

 

  • It makes a huge difference for us if you pack the items you’re sending in categories, as the most time-consuming part of everything we do in Solidarity has turned out to be the sorting out of donations.
  • Ideas for efficient packaging:
  • Fold clothes horizontally, like they do in stores, sort them according to kind, gender, size and place them in plastic bags, preferably transparent ones, keeping them flat. the idea is that volunteers can be able to just pick up and give something with as less fuss as possible.
  • Keep socks and shoes in pairs. As far as shoes are concerned, the ideal would be to place thme in transparent bags (not with their laces tied, especially if they are very thin) and write on the bag gender and size, e.g. Women’s 37)
  • Before you sent your package make sure to write on it its contents (clothes, sleeping bags etc)

 

SHIPPING

  • SHIPMENTS WITH THE POSTAL SERVICE
    KOS SOLIDARITY
    43 Mandilara St. & Pindou St., Kos
    Dodecanese TK 85300,
    Greece

 

  • METAFORIKI AIGAION (offers free shipping of goods for KOS SOLIDARITY from Athens to the island, tel: 2103421247)
    Legaki 1,
    Agios Ioannis Rentis Attikis
    TK 182 33
    (For KOS SOLIDARITY )

    ATTENTION/PLEASE NOTE! You can not send items with Metaforiki Aigaion via post. You can only send items by courier or with another shipping company.

 

  • GENIKI TACHYDROMIKI (offers free shipping of goods for KOS SOLIDARITY from all Greece)
    Geniki Tachydromiki
    Leoforos Kifisou 14
    Postal code 182 33, Ag. I.Rentis
    Athens, Greece
    (For KOS SOLIDARITY )
     

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, YOUR HELP IS VITAL!

 

 

There will be special announcements frome time to time here and on our facebook page about the current needs.


Pictures in courtesy of Marcus Rhinelander