Collection for the Homeless & the Elderly

This year we are again acting as a collection point for items to be distributed to the homeless over Christmas by the local group “Community Spirit – it’s Good to Be Mad”. Last year they gave out over 100 care packages, and would like to do even better this year.

Items needed: Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Thermals, Underwear (Bras, knickers, boxers) small needed mostly, Socks, Toiletries (no blades), Small travel shampoo, Lip salve, Toothpaste, toothbrush, Hand cream, Wipes, Deodorant, Desanitiser gel, Little perfume/aftershave samples, Chocolate, Kendall mint cake, Little first aid kit (no sharps), Sanitary towels
Sleeping Bags (waterproof ones), Coats (warm ones), Roll mats, Thermal foil blankets

Only items requested are required – remember these don’t need to be new apart from the underwear, toiletries and food.

The group will also be distributing hampers to elderly alone at Christmas.

Items needed: Long life food items , Biscuits, Toiletries, nice Christmas treats that someone may not be able to afford on a pension, a gift, Christmas cards, a small bottle to be able to toast (this can be non alcoholic).

One of last year’s hampers

If you can help, please drop any donations off here at the Eco Hub, Stocks Lane, during opening hours.