Who Is Collecting What for Whom….


Who is Collecting What and for Whom:

There are 18 clubs int the South West and Channel Islands Region. We have regional meetings 4 times a year.  We at SI Cirencester are more than happy to receive items locally to take to other clubs.

(Please use the ‘Contact Us’ page to ket us know if you would like to donate items for our region)

Barnstaple: Textiles unwanted clothing the charity shops will not take. Not bedding textiles, to raise money for Knickers for Knowledge project in Zimbabwe:

Bath: Jewellery of any type, for Alzheimer’s Society. Ring pulls from cans – sent to the Philippines Community Fund. Plastic squeezy toothpaste tubes. Used stamps for the Huntington’s Diseasse Society.

Bridgewater: Collecting items for car boot sale the club runs, Recycling of old birthday cards which the members sell at their meetings and other events. Selling old used postage stamps.

 Bristol: North West Bristol Food Bank: Dried Foods, tins etc.   Mary’s Meals: Backpacks, pencils, rulers, rubbers etc. Bridge Rape Crisis Centre: small toiletries to be given to rape victims when they come to the assessment centre. Women’s Hostel: Household items towels and bedding for a shelter

Brixham: Red Gingham dresses aged 6 and under, going to a school they support in Northern Kenya.
Used postage stamps to raise money for the Devon Air Ambulance.

Cheltenham: Old bras which are sold at £1 per kilo to fund club charities, toiletries for filling toilet bags for Stroud Refuge. Christmas boxes for ISIS women’s centre. Cans, garden plastic and VHS videos/cassette tapes for recycling activities by local Special Needs charity.

Cirencester: Ring Pulls from cans sent to Philippines Community Fund. Household items for a women’s refuge . Small toiletries for women in prison. Supports and collects items for homeless local group Signpost, Supports other clubs within the region.

Guernsey: Collect for Project Rhino a Guernsey based charity supporting a project in Kenya. Providing a sewing machine for two ladies with disabilities. Assisting children in a school there. Sewing bags for ladies containing cottons, needles, scissors, tape measures and everything a needlewomen would need to carry out a business.

Jersey: Baby vests for the Nyalkinyi charity supporting a small village in Kenya, plus baby clothes for their maternity unit. Medication is always needed for the clinic, either over the counter or prescribed drugs. Can be slight out of date. Second hand spectacles are also gratefully received.

Plymouth: ‘Love in a box’ which are filled shoe boxes for Moldovan Orphanages presents for 3 ages 3 to 15 years. Children’s scarves, hats, gloves as well as adult ones. Maths sets, calculators exercise books little toys dollies and bouncing balls. Children games and puzzles, packets of sweets. Baby knitted blankets.

St. Austell: New items cuddly toys. Jewellery/ trinkets, used cardtridges going to the Children’s Hospice. Used stamps for the Meprozy Missions. Spectacles to local opticians. Heart shaped patchwork pieces to Friendship link in New Zealand. Medicines with 6 months dates left on them. Low energy light bulbs in tesco’s. Unwanted gadgets ie Sat.Navs, lap tops, mobile phones, games machines to the Merlin centre for M.S Bras for the Tanya’s Courage Uk.

Swindon: Quality children’s books for local schools age group 5 – 9 given out on World Literacy day. Christmas shoe boxes for the new woman’s centre, toiletries, mini make up bags also any smart nearly new or new clothing that would be suitable to wear to appear in court.

Taunton: Monthly donation of food and other items to the Taunton Trussel Trust Food Bank. Knitting squares for the Specail Care Baby unit at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton. Knitting Archie the Scarecrow for Reminiscence learning and Dementia Awareness charity. Used Stamps for Somerset Sight.

Taw and Torridge: Items for Mary’s meals back packs. Bras for Action against breast cancer. Paper back books to sell in local holiday camp in conjunction with Rotary 50p a book.

Tiverton: Knitted LONG sleeved chip shop baby vests ONLY PLEASE, mittens and hats for children. Given to the International Aid Trust to go to Sierra Leone, India, Ukraine. Baby squares for Neo natal unit in Taunton one for the mother and one for the baby. Sleeping bags for the homeless. Twiddle Mufs for Dementia Sufferers.

Torquay: Collect twiddle muffs for the local dementia units.

Weston super Mare: Collect stamps, used ink cartridges, used birthday and Christmas card to make into gift tags and sell. Back packs and items for Mary’s meals, toiletries for Gem Packs for Womens Refuge, food items for Refuge and Food Bank, used paperbacks to re-sale. Various items of furniture, bedding, towels etc for Gemini. Odd items of used clothing, scarves, bags, costume jewellery and sell at £1 per item to raise money for local charities.