Donate It Day for CHSW at The Barn, Clevedon
By Carol_Deacon | Monday, January 07, 2013, 13:09
Are you in need of a clear out to make room for all those Christmas
presents or not sure what to do with any unwanted gifts?
Children's Hospice South West has teamed up with The Barn, a youth and
community centre at Clevedon, to offer a solution.
Residents are invited to bring unwanted items to a donation station at The
Barn on Saturday, February 9, 10am-3pm.
CHSW is asking the community to bring donations such as good quality
clothes and shoes.
The charity is also in need of books, toys, games and baby equipment such
as prams and highchairs.
All donations will be sold at CHSW charity shops to raise vital funds for
Profits from the shops help CHSW to keep supporting local life-limited
children and their families at the charity's nearby Charlton Farm hospice in
Wraxall, near Nailsea.
CHSW offers short breaks, palliative, emergency, and end of life care to
life-limited children and care and support to their families.
Charlton Farm is a friendly 'home from home' where the whole family can
make the most of the precious time they have together: as a result, the rooms
are often filled with the sound of joy and laughter.
To entice as many people as possible along to the 'Donate It Day' there
will be refreshments and cake on sale at The Barn.
Any money raised from the cake sale will be shared between The Barn and
CHSW retail stock generator Jane Smith said: "Our Donate It Day is the
perfect way to do your first good deed of the year with the added bonus of
beginning 2013 clutter free.
"Our charity shops raise much needed funds for CHSW and we rely on
donations to keep them fully stocked.
"We are really grateful to The Barn for enabling us to provide a
donation station in the heart of the community, we hope to see as many people as
possible there on the day.
"A number of the families that visit Charlton Farm come from the
surrounding area so by simply donating unwanted goods you could be supporting a
Donations can be taken to The Barn, Great Western Road, Clevedon, BS21 6HB.
CHSW is the only organisation in the south west providing hospice care to
life-limited children and their families.