Category Archives: Community

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How we take our own corporate (but not too corporate) company headshots

We put quite a lot of effort into our company headshots. It’s one of the most popular pages on our website – everyone loves a gawp at what we look like. We like to have headshots with a bit of […]

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Time to talk animation

Time to Talk

Original animation by Ed Clews It’s national Time to Talk Day – 24 hours dedicated to being open about our mental health. I know this may not be breaking news, but talking about this stuff really is important. Not only […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos – the team’s story

The team’s story: safety for a few, but more continue to suffer Another day on the beach, and another dinghy full of refugees fleeing the war in Syria. Anyone who saw the haunting images of the starving families in Madaya cannot […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos: One spoon, one meal

This is Rory’s story. A huge amount of our time on Lesvos was spent distributing lifelines to refugees and migrants: clothes, bedding, and shoes were all in desperately short supply – worn out or destroyed during the sea crossing. In […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos — Behind-the-scenes work makes a difference

This is Dan’s story. Volunteering in a place like Lesvos does not always mean being on the front line of work with refugees. Much of it is practical, often mundane. The sorting, packing, unpacking, reorganizing of constant clothing donations is […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos – The boredom of waiting

This is Ghassan’s story. Emotions are not in short supply in a refugee camp – frustration, anger, fear, deep sadness and, yes, happiness too are found in abundance at every corner of the camp’s rows of corrugated huts. Boredom is […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos – life-changing decisions based on an accent

This is Sigita’s story. He gives me a big smile and says “Thank you, thank you for being here for us”. I hesitate to respond for a moment. His words were so honest, his gratitude was so genuine and his […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos – An orange a day…

As you will have seen from Rebecca’s blog post yesterday, organising food is vital for refugee welfare. Aid agencies here on the Greek island of Lesvos are providing basic staples, such as rice and lentils, but fresh fruit is a […]

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K&B volunteer in Lesvos — Feeding the (two) thousand

This is Rebecca’s story. When we were introduced the the man in charge of the camp Kara Tepe, he told us that when people arrive they have four needs: “they are cold, they are hungry, they are tired and they […]

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K&B volunteer in Lesvos: The first boat

Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos: Part 1 — Alice’s story Our first night we volunteered to help people off the boats. I say boats — but in essence they are inflatable dinghies that are filled to the brim with […]

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Karian and Box volunteer in Lesvos

In January 2016, a team of colleagues from Karian and Box are travelling to Lesvos to volunteer to help refugees and migrants arriving in Greece from Syria and the Middle East. Karian and Box is funding the logistics and costs of […]

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