Refugee Rescue

Fundraising campaign by Joby Fox
  • £15,193
    raised of £100,000.00 goal
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253 Donors
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My name is Joby Fox, I'm a musician from Belfast. Last week I returned from two weeks on the Greek Island of Lesvos which is where 1000's of refuges fleeing their homes in Syria are arriving daily.

Syrian refugees are entering Turkey along their shared land border and then entering Greece by sea, often on the flimsiest vessels. As winter is here the situation is becoming more and more hazardous, the weather is worsening and the boats are capsizing.

Often rescuers on the beaches and on rescue boats are forced to choose who to save as their are so many people in the water.

Last week a vessel containing 300 people capsized, only 250 could be saved.

As a human being I’ve held out a hand to an other and helped him for a moment. That’s what life is all about, instead of political posturing. It’s about action, lateral thinking, helping, being human and looking after other people.

We need more people to help in Greece, and we need a boat to assist the rescue of capsized vessels, so I have returned to Belfast to organise a team of people to return with me on the 1st December, and to raise funds for chartering/hiring/buying a boat.

We will continue to organise groups to go out on a regular basis to help until the crisis ends.


Read more about my journey here: http://www.belfastlive.co.uk

Organizer

  • Joby Fox
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  • Campaign Owner

Donors

  • Stefanie Toremans
  • Donated on Jun 25, 2018
  • Good evening, I don't have much to donate but I would like to help.. My heart is hurting for these people. I hope that in the future I will be able to do more. Kind regards, Stefanie Toremans

£8.00
  • Hannah Kyriacou
  • Donated on Nov 29, 2016
  • Good luck with your fundraising! Well done! You are making a big difference!

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  • Tim & Shelley Le Breton
  • Donated on Oct 07, 2016
  • Amazing work, our hearts go out to you and those you are working to save.

£100.00
Nov 26

Lesbos report Nov 2015

Update posted by Joby Fox at 10:49 pm

Folks, as you know I went to Lesbos in reaction to the crisis that had been unfolding there. Many of you will have seen the distressing images of people in the water and also of the young boy found dead on the beach. I first arrived in Lesbos some 5. . . . .

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253 donors
  • Stefanie Toremans
  • Donated on Jun 25, 2018
  • Good evening, I don't have much to donate but I would like to help.. My heart is hurting for these people. I hope that in the future I will be able to do more. Kind regards, Stefanie Toremans

£8.00
  • Hannah Kyriacou
  • Donated on Nov 29, 2016
  • Good luck with your fundraising! Well done! You are making a big difference!

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  • Tim & Shelley Le Breton
  • Donated on Oct 07, 2016
  • Amazing work, our hearts go out to you and those you are working to save.

£100.00
  • Jessica Bates
  • Donated on Oct 03, 2016
  • Good luck to all the volunteers, you are doing tremendous work. All the best for your next trip out Michael Cecil.

£30.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 02, 2016
£100.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 02, 2016
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Sep 21, 2016
£50.00
  • amanda ellingworth
  • Donated on Sep 13, 2016
  • what a wonderful thing to be doing on behalf of us all. Thank you

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  • Robert and Margaret Mair
  • Donated on Aug 30, 2016
  • Wonderful work Ella and all her colleagues are doing

£100.00
  • Patricia Brabourne
  • Donated on Aug 29, 2016
  • To support Ella and the great efforts she and everyone at Refugee Rescue are putting in.

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