It is hoped that the items will be taken to France in February and donated to partners who will be able to distribute them.
Designed by U.S. start-up Uncharted Play, the Soccket is a ball that has been designed to charge up during play, with more power being generated the more it rolls.
According to the company, one hour of play is able to provide users with as much as three hours of light.
The skipping rope – known as PULSE – is a conventional skipping rope that can be charged just by being used. Just 15 minutes of use can generate two hours of light on a portable lamp, according to its makers.
The situation for displaced people from all over the world looking to start a new life in the West is becoming increasingly desperate.
On Monday charity Help Refugees announced that it had been told more than 1,000 people needed to be relocated from a camp called 'the Jungle' to a new purpose built site. "We understand that tents and shelters left behind will be bulldozed," the charity said in a statement.
A coordinator for Help Refugees told the Guardian newspaper that the new facility looked like "a detention center."
Many of the people living in Calais are looking to make the perilous trip across the English Channel in order to start a new life in the U.K.
Wood said he was confident of the target being reached, but acknowledged that the scheme was not a quick fix.
"Obviously, this is not about trying to fix the problem," he said. "(But) if it's just one thing that can make people's lives a tiny bit better… It's a tiny thing, but I guess a tiny thing is better than nothing."
Once the money has been raised for the equipment, it will be sent out to partners on the ground in Calais who will be able to distribute and use them fairly.
The renewable, clean energy coming from the devices was another positive. "It's renewable energy, and the energy is literally made from playing," Wood said.