CHRISTMAS SPECIAL EVENTS 2019
Our Christmas Fundraising 2019
For the past couple of years we have supported Pink and Blue Washkits
Last year over the Christmas period, our lovely guests raised about£1,100 which was given for the work of Pink and Blue Washkits, and this year we are again supporting this INCREDIBLE charity!
Pink and Blue Washkits is a local Charitable Organisation, started by Darren Butler and aims to give local homeless and vulnerable people help in a practical way.
The ethos behind this initiative is the conviction that everyone has the right to basic items that we take for granted. Not only do they improve a persons well being, but they can also help restore some dignity to the difficult situations they can find themselves in.
Pink and Blue Washkits contain the everyday items that we find in our own bathroom—soap, face flannels, hand wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste and sanitary products for the females on the streets.
Since last year, Darren and his team have continued this work in Cheltenham and Oxford, along with links with Gloucester City Mission and are also starting to work in Stratford upon Avon and Cirencester. This month alone hundreds of the washkits will have been distributed to our homeless friends. We would not be able to provide these without the kindness of others and the help of other organisations to distribute them.
Each kit costs approximately £3.50 depending on the cost of materials and the work goes on all year—not just at Christmas.
Jackie and Alan have been prepared to make themselves look a bit silly for the days
over Christmas - and this year will be no exception!
Following on from Christmas Elves and Mr and Mrs Incredible last year, this year's theme will be very Pink and Blue!
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!!
TO DATE : £1,171.63 HAS BEEN RAISED!
THAT'S ENOUGH FOR OVER 390 WASHKITS!!
The Old Bakery Tearoom, Stow on the Wold
Tel : 01451 832172