Since the November convoy returned to UK the local aid team have continued with collections and receipts of aid on a regular basis which in turn creates work within the warehouse to make room for the packing and sorting activity. … read more
After several months of preparation, that involved the collection and loading of many tonnes of aid, four vehicles left our base at Thorpe Willoughby Selby on Friday March 23rd.
The team of eight included two members of the staff of Ikea, … read more
In mid December 2011 with the unusually mild weather pattern across all of Europe and very different from previous years we decided to send the large trailer loaded with aid to Belarus. Ian Lacey and Bryan Selkirk were to be the … read more
November Convoy 2011-12-06
The charity recently purchased a left hand drive minibus that was to be a replacement for one at the Gomel office and to be used to carry disabled children to schools, hospital and for outings. The aid team … read more
It was good to welcome home the September convoy led by Ian Lacey earlier this month after another successful journey to Belarus.
Three vehicles left on convoy Sunday 4th September from our base at Thorpe Willoughby near Selby Yorkshire taking almost … read more
After several months of preparation including the collection of over 40 tonnes of items that would constitute a really useful delivery to the institutions and organisations that support the sick, disabled and very needy people in Belarus we were … read more
In November 2010 we sent two vehicles to Belarus both carrying over 10 tonnes of aid that would supply organisations and the many needy families they support. The aid included lots of pampers, soap and toiletries, craft material, school … read more
Visit to Belarus June 2010
From UK. Mike and Jenny Allison
Having sent three very large and varied deliveries of aid since November 09 it was time to make a follow up visit to talk with the receivers and to see … read more
After an eventful start to the journey when the cab door of the truck was badly damaged, … read more
The journey across Europe was uneventful apart from the intense cold when temperatures fell to minus 17c during the night. Sleeping was very difficult particularly in the smaller truck as the cab heater did not function.
The big trailer now fully loaded
On April 10th – Sunday and a bright morning in Yorkshire. The aid team of local and not so local mustered at the warehouse to load the 45 ft sheet sided trailer for the … read more
Collections and preparations have already started for a one vehicle delivery to Belarus. The main aim is to deliver the support aid for the Sanatorium holidays in July when over 100 severely handicapped children and young adults have a holiday … read more
Our March convoy to Belarus was sponsored by the Osgoldcross and Elmet branch of the Rotarians. The very cold temperatures throughout the whole journey in what is described in Belarus as the coldest and longest winter for many years makes the title appropriate.
The Journey … read more
The journey across Europe was uneventful apart from the intense cold when temperatures fell to minus 17 during the night which made sleeping very difficult particularly in the smaller truck as the cab heater did not function. The cab interior … read more
After months of preparation the three vehicles and a team of five set off today for Belarus with over 18 tonnes of aid that is to be distributed to schools, hospitals, orphanages and family associations especially those who have disabled … read more
Alan and John made the collection from Macclesfield and Chesterfield on Monday returning with a van filled with good aid including wheelchairs and new clothing. On Tuesday, joined by Tony Hudson, Chris and Alan Judd we completed the loading of the … read more
John and Alan in the snow on Sunday
On Friday this week we got a call from a charity in Wakefield, Yorkshire called ‘Friends of Belarus’. The caller was Jack Cooper, the local chairman, who having contacted our … read more