What Our Clubs are Collecting


WHAT THE SOROPTIMIST SOUTHWEST AND CHANNEL ISLANDS REGION IS COLLECTING

This is the amazing list that shows how much is being collected by Clubs in our South West and Channel Islands Region. Donations go to local, regional, national and international charities and organisations that share our purpose. It will give our Clubs ideas of what they could collect and who they can help, beyond their own collection. Hopefully, by working together even more can be achieved.  Please share this list with all members and ask friends and family to see if they have any unwanted items which could be recycled to help others. Remember to label who the donation is for please and also put your Club name on the label.

Updated August 2019

BARNSTAPLE – Contact Irene Hockin
Only accept Good quality items: Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; paired shoes fastened together; handbags; hats; bags; scarves and ties; jewellery; lingerie; socks; belts; soft toys; household linen; household curtains; household towels; household bedding(bed sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers).
Do not collect: Duvets and blankets; pillows and cushions; carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats); soiled, painted, ripped, holed or wet clothing; school uniforms, with or without school logo; corporate clothing or work wear; textiles off-cuts, yarns or threaded material; garments that have become ‘bobbly’ with wear.
Walkers crisps packets.

BATH – Contact Liz Schofield or SI Bath
Jewellery (any material), watches, old bank notes and coins. Send to Freepost licence RSXA-GJBY-ARRZ Soroptimist International DEG. Unit 14 Amber Business Village Tamworth B77 4RP. bethdivineyoga@gmail.com
Ring pulls from drinks cans only, NOT from other cans. Used stamps, leather and canvas bags.

BRISTOL – Contact Lucy Swithinbank
Spectacles for 2020 Centenary Project; children’s would be especially welcome. Dried foods, tins etc. Pencils, rulers, erasers. Small toiletries. Household items, towels bedding.

BRIXHAM – Contact: Audrey Taylor
Red gingham dresses, polo shirts for boys all aged 6 and under. Used stamps. Old spectacles. Mobile phones.
Ring pulls for SI Bath. Clothes for SI Barnstaple.

CHELTENHAM – Contact Judith Dawtrey
Toiletries. Small items for Christmas boxes. Cans, garden plastic, & VHS videos/cassette tapes.

CIRENCESTER – Contact Judith Wood
Will collect anything for other Clubs. Ring pulls. Small toiletries.

GUERNSEY – Contact Julia Quigley
Good quality Children’s books.

JERSEY – Contact Jill Campbell
Baby vests, baby clothes. Medication that can be slightly out of date. Second hand spectacles.

PLYMOUTH – Contact Lorraine Gillings
Love in a box-hats, scarves, gloves children and adult. Maths sets, calculators, exercise books, little toys, dollies and bouncing balls. Children games, puzzles, sweets. Baby knitted blankets. Christmas gifts and wrappings for the elderly. Good paperback books. Pillow cases. Soaps, talc, shampoo, flannels, food, slippers, new underwear and nightwear, Combs, brushes and slippers.

ST AUSTELL – Contact Barbara Trenerry
Jewellery/trinkets. Used cartridges. Used stamps. Spectacles. Unwanted gadgets i.e. Sat Navs, lap tops, mobile phones, games machines. Old British coins and foreign coins.
Contact Mary Weston
Used ballpoint pens, highlighters and markers. Old plastic toothbrushes. Finished toothpaste tubes. Plastic biscuit wrappers.

SWINDON – Contact Lydia Cardew
Quality children’s books. Christmas boxes-small toiletries, face masks, nail polish, mini make up bags also smart nearly new or new clothing.

TAUNTON – Contact Ruth Demenis
Tins and dried food for the local Foodbank. Knitted squares. Knitting “Archie the Scarecrow” (Reminiscence Learning). Used stamps. Small toiletries and gifts for Christmas boxes, books, smart new or nearly new clothes and shoes.

TIVERTON – contact Daphne Dowsing
Knitted long sleeved chip shop baby vests. Short sleeved baby vests email bethdivineyoga@gmail.com.
Mittens and hats for children. Baby blankets (must be baby wool) 120 stitches square-patterns available. Sleeping bags. Twiddle muffs.

TORQUAY – Contact Jasmine Dawkins
Used greeting cards. Double and chunky wool.

WESTON SUPER MARE – Contact: Olly Parson
Mary’s meals backpack items. Toiletries and tinned food.

YEOVIL-SHERBORNE – Contact Angela Baker
Long Sleeved kitted Chip shop baby vests that are passed on to SI Tiverton. 2L Plastic bottles stuffed with non recyclable plastic. (for Jackie Mosedale)

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