OCTOBER REFUGEE COLLECTION
You may have read in the Advertiser of a Clitheroe couple, Emma and Richard Walker, who with St James’ are collecting items to help migrants camping out near Calais as winter approaches. As a member church of Clitheroe Christians in Partnership we are a collecting point for donated items. These may be left on the presbytery porch at any time except in hours of darkness. Please donate only good quality, clean and durable goods. Suggestions are:-
Clothing—Jackets, (no wool coats), Tracksuits, Hoodies, Jumpers, T-shirts, Joggers, Jeans, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Socks, Underwear—especially womens
Shoes—trainers or walking shoes, but no wellies!
Tents—Thick plastic sheeting—mainly used for agriculture (they make shelters from this) Tarps and groundsheets, again to build shelter—the bigger the better. Sleeping bags, blankets and duvets, sleeping mats
Kitchen Equipment—Pots, pans, kettle (not electric as they don’t have this). Some people are making up packages with a couple of pans, plastic plates/cups, sponge and cleaning products.
Toiletries—Unisex hygiene kits containing toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shower gel, body lotion, Disposable razors (cheap ones, but don’t include these in the wash bag).