United In Humanity // Leave No One Behind

United In Humanity // Leave No One Behind

In view of the global corona pandemic, it is now more important than ever to act in solidarity and to support those who have been particularly hard hit by this catastrophe. In addition to old, poor, homeless and immunocompromised people, these include refugees at the EU's external borders.

Several thousand people are stuck in refugee camps on the EU's external borders. The conditions are catastrophic, there is a lack of everything: from medical help to basic and hygiene care. Trapped and isolated on the islands, people are vulnerable to the pandemic.

For this reason, various non-profit associations and initiatives launched the Leave No One Behind campaign at the beginning of the corona pandemic at the beginning of 2020. Their goal: stand up for the rights of the refugees in camps like Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, become politically active, raise awareness and improve the situation on the ground with aid packages.

The latest campaign from Leave No One Behind: Under the motto "10,000 shoes", 10,000 pairs of shoes are to be collected for people fleeing with a big appeal. Because of the dramatic conditions on site, thousands of people in Greek camps and on the Bosnian border do not have the right shoes. A circumstance that is not only degrading, but can also be dangerous because people are mercilessly at the mercy of the weather and other external conditions. For this reason, we want to support the campaign and help to at least partially cover the need for sturdy shoes at the EU's external borders.

- Note: This promotion ended on March 17, 2021. - Ryzon_Journey_UIH_LNOB_Pack

Leave No One Behind is soliciting both shoe and monetary donations to fund the purchase of new shoes and transportation. Therefore, we have already sent a package with shoes from our own environment and made a donation of 1,500 euros from the United in Humanity donation pot. Now you are asked.

Here's how you can help

There are some collection points from the initiators of the campaign. In addition, we set up a shoe collection box in front of our showroom in Cologne and used our network to set up further collection points in Munich, Hamburg and Berlin. You can hand in pairs of your shoes in very good condition at all collection points.

The following shoe sizes are required:

- Children's shoes from size 20
- women's shoes size 36-41
- men's shoes size 39 – 43 (this one in particular)

collection points

- OMR, Lagerstraße 36, 20357 Hamburg (around the clock)
- Wildling Shoes Showroom, Kollwitzstraße 81, 10435 Berlin (around the clock)
- Ryzon Showroom, Maastrichter Str. 45, 50672 Cologne (weekdays, 8.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
- Caspar Plautz, Viktualienmarkt/Stand 38, 80331 Munich (Tue-Sat, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
- Aachen Network, Im Grüntal 18a, 52066 Aachen
- HERMINE eV, Rotkreuzstraße 10, 97080 Würzburg (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily)
- Human Aid Collective eV, you can find all collection points on the Human Aid Collective website
- Seebrücke Münster, Kaffeegiesserei, Hansaring 14, 48155 Münster (Tue-Sun 12-5 p.m.)
- Gronau pier, meeting house, Jöbkesweg 5, 48599 Gronau (Westphalia) (Mon-Sun all day)
- Gronauer Tafel, Zollstr. 10, 41460 Neuss (Mon, Wed, Thu: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Tue and Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
- Humanistic Union Lübeck, Old Fire Station Lübeck, Hansestraße 24, 3rd floor, 23558 Lübeck (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

shipping addresses

If there is no collection point in your area, you can alternatively send your shoes to one of the following addresses by post :

- Human Aid Collective, Schloßteichstrasse 1, 09113 Chemnitz
- Aachen Network, Im Grüntal 18a, 52066 Aachen
from 5 pairs:
- HERMINE eV, Dorfäcker 28, 97084 Würzburg
- Gronau pier, meeting house, Jöbkesweg 5, 48599 Gronau (Westphalia)
- Humanistic Union Lübeck, Old Lübeck Fire Station, Hansestrasse 24, 23558 Lübeck

Free shipping of shoe donations for Ryzon customers

You can send us your shoe donations free of charge until March 17th if you have recently placed an order with us. Simply write a message (stating your order number) to our customer service and we will send you a shipping label. Alternatively, you can simply enclose your shoes with a return.

Let's work together to ensure that 10,000 shoes come together for those who urgently need them.

You can find more information about the promotion here .

Thank you for your support!

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