We are an international group of determined civilians starting the #CivilMarchForAleppo as a way of showing our support to the Syrian people, demanding peace talks in the region, saying #StopTheBombs and proving that we aren't powerless in the face of human-inflicted crisis.
The March will take us from our homes to the streets, towards what has been the center stage of our social media activity: Syria. And to make this work, to make our voices heard out there, in the real world, we need you too.
We are raising money to cover the cost of organisation, logistics and materials.
Here is what we need to fundraise for:
+ A truck and a van rental to transport equipment, tents, medicines etc.
+ Petrol for trucks and vans.
+ Medicines and medical appliances.
+ Gas stoves to boil water and cook food for everyone.
+ Basic electronic support.
+ Potential legal expenses in the countries on the way (registrations, permissions etc.)
+ CMFA flags and banners to spread the message.
We are gonna spend the money on our way, from Berlin until Turkey, crossing those countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Greece (no funds raised will be used in Syria).
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The march is an idea of Anna Alboth, a Polish traveller, blogger and journalist based in Berlin, Germany, who has been actively helping refugees arriving in Germany since 2015. Having welcomed one of them into her home and lived with him for over a year, she was determined to do something more than just watch the horrifying news coming out of Aleppo on a daily basis. She decided to join forces with other every-day citizens of the world, who will no longer stay silent and together we will demand peace in Syria.
The money will be send to the bank account opened by the organisers' team and Anna Alboth will be in charge of distributing it during the march.
You can find out more at http://civilmarch.org and on Fb: https://www.facebook.com/CivilMarchForAleppo/.