We are very grateful for gifts in kind, and thought it would be helpful to complete a shopping list.
(If we receive an excess amount of clothing then we currently share these with the Soup Kitchen at St Edwards Church for their clothing store. Excess toiletry items we have previously shared with the Night shelter. And any items that are not suitable/needed we sell, to obtain funds to buy items as required.) Please get in touch with us on-line or call us on 01536 526175 if you have any questions about donating to us.
We are currently the only facility open on a Friday in Kettering for free food and drink. So we like to provide a hot light meal as well as drinks. Anything that just takes hot water and or a microwave/toaster or sandwich maker to prepare is ideal and very much appreciated. Here though are items that we use:
Likewise, we are the only facility in Kettering that offers free shower facilities, so we are always very grateful for:
We currently charge £1 to wash and dry a reasonable sized bag of clothing, plus we have the towels and clothing from our free shower facilities, so we are also very grateful for :
In the Lounge we offer a safe place, with company/friendship and provide free drinks and hopefully biscuits, for anyone who comes in to see us, and so our needs are mainly;
Any donations received help us to use the funds available for either specific purchases/needs or simply to meet our daily running costs for bills/rent/one part-time wage. Therefore the items listed below are a very big help:
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