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  • Sixteen container shipments have been sent to meet the needs of Ukrainian refugees. Further container shipments will take place over the next few months. Financial donations are needed to cover the cost of purchasing the containers, $4,000 each and the cost of shipping, $12,000 each. Please use the Donate Now button on this page and designate "Ukrainian refugees". Further information about these shipments can be found here.

  • An update from our partner in the region can be found here.

  • Two containers sent in late 2023 have arrived. A video of the unloading can be found here.

  • Some photos of the distribution of Gleaner's food packages and other items from our shipments can be found here.

  • Some thank you videos from Ukrainian refugees can be found here and here. 

  • A magazine article about refugee assistance in Poland can be found here.
    The warehouse mentioned is the destination for most of our shipments there.

  • Pictures of a container that was converted into a mobile surgical clinic can be found here. A video of the first unit can be found here.

  • We have received a video of the arrival of the container that was shipped from Fraser Valley Gleaners to Ukraine in November, 2023, which can be found here. 

  • Note that appointments are required for all drop offs. Please call 250-381-4483 to make arrangements for a drop off time as all drop offs are by appointment only. Thank you in advance for all your kind assistance.

  • The 2023 CRW Newsletter is out. It can be accessed here. A big thank you goes  to Gord Reed for putting it all together.

  • The Dave Peacock has submitted three reports from his visits to Kenya, Tanzania, and Burundi which can be found at Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.

  • Our 2022 year-end newsletter is out. Thanks to Gord Reed for his fine efforts in putting it together. It can be found here.

  • We have received a video of the distribution of supplies from our recent container to an orphanage in Kenya which can be found here.

  • The Ethiopia container has arrived at the Blessing the Children compound after many weeks of negotiations. The situation in Ethiopia is so bad that they were able to release it under disaster relief. A video of the arrival can be found here.

  • Yolande has provided the latest newsletter from the Canadian Foundation for the Children of Haiti, which can be found here.

  • Dave Peacock has provided an update about the arrival of the container in Kenya which can be found here.

  • We have received a thank you video for the Kenya container which has just arrived. Melissa Mitchell of Walk With Me - Global and Shem Irungu, Director of YFC Kenya provide greetings which can be found here.

  • Susan Janetti of the Zimbabwe Gecko Society has provided a news letter which describes the work of ZGS in Zimbabwe including the impact of CRW containers which have been sent in the past. We are now preparing to send another one for ZGS around the end of August, The news letter can be found here.
  • Dave Peacock has received a thank you for the recent container sent to Ghana which can be found here and a distribution report which can be found here.
  • Dave Peacock has provided an update on his recent activities which can be found here.
  • A report on the distribution of the recent shipment to Zambia can be found here.
  • A video of the opening of the long lost Lebanon container can be found here. Amazingly everything is just as it was packed two years ago.
  • The container that was buried in the Beirut, Lebanon port explosion in August, 2020, and found intact a year later has now arrived at its destination in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon. A video of the arrival can be found here.

  • Dave Peacock has provided an update on the distribution of items from the container sent to Belarus which can be found here.

  • We have received news that the container sent to Beiut, Lebanon in 2020 which was lost in the harbour explosion, has now been found intact. See the story here.

  • Dave Peacock has provided an update on future and past shipments which can be found here.

  • We have received a recent newsletter from the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. We have partnered with ZGS on container shipments over the last several years and they have made significant progress in bringing new facilities and capabilities to several communities in Zimbabwe. The newsletter can be found here.

  • These are SOME of our current needs in each area:

  • Sewing: thread, scissors, pins, buttons, cutting boards

  • Hygiene: toothpaste/brush, hair brush and combs, items for a hairdressing teaching/supply kit

  • Education: school supplies, calculators, pencil sharpeners, geometry sets, flash cards

  • Office Supplies: staplers, push pins, index cards and holders

  • Maternity Pack: hand towels, onezies, sleepers, sanitary pads

  • Medical: 1st aid supplies, eye charts, hand instruments, scales, slings & tensor bandages

  • Clothing: Only Children's clothing and shoes


Note that all drop offs are by appointment only. Please call 250-381-4483 to make arrangements for a drop off time. 
Thank you in advance for all your kind assistance.

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