Search

Donate unwanted Christmas gifts to Havering’s Saint Francis Hospice

11:00 18 January 2014

Saint Francis Hospice wants your unwanted gifts

Saint Francis Hospice wants your unwanted gifts

DPA/Press Association Images

Has the festive season left you with unwanted presents or extra goodies?

If the answer is yes, then you may be able to put them to good use and support Saint Francis Hospice.

The hospice, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, is appealing for donations of unwanted gifts or quality second-hand items, such as electrical goods, and clothes, if you have received new ones.

Unopened chocolates

The fundraising team will welcome donations of bottles of alcohol, unopened chocolates or tins of biscuits, perfume sets or vouchers which it can use as auction or raffle prizes and raise funds for patient care.

Also, if you have unwanted clothes, toys, TVs, furniture, mobile phones or electrical items, then why not take them along to any of the 15 hospice shops across Havering, Brentwood, Dagenham and Redbridge? Collections of large items can also be arranged.

Steve Rose, hospice shops general manager, said: “If you are having a clear-up after the festive season to make room for new items and find gifts, clothes, furniture or other products you no longer need, but are in a good condition, please donate them to our shops rather than throw them out.

“Your donations will be appreciated and make a difference as they can be used to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice’s doctors, nurses and medical team to provide its vital care to local people affected by cancer or other life-limiting illness when they need it.”

To find out where your nearest shop or drop spot is, visit www.sfh.org.uk or call 01708 376269. To donate to the fundraising team, email fundraising@sfh.org.uk or call 01708 723593.

0 comments

Latest Romford News Stories

15:55
Chris Cooper believes the fire last Friday has destroyed 90 per cent of grassland. Photo: Chris Cooper.

A park which residents have worked hard to improve has had large swathes of grassland ruined after a blaze ripped through it.

13:18
Jake Lane, 16, suffered serious facial injuries after a stranger assaulted him and his brother at a bus stop in Heathway, Dagenham, yesterday afternoon. Picture: Jay Wara

A teenage boy could require specialist facial treatment after he and his brother were beaten up at a bus stop.

12:24
Romford Magistrates' Court

A drunk driver has spoken of his “regret” after he kicked police officers and made threatening remarks.

10:45
Shoppers at the Mercury Mall shopping centre in Romford

A shopping centre in Romford was evacuated as part of a safety exercise today.

09:08
Romford station

Trains are being delayed between Shenfield and Liverpool Street after a lorry struck a railway bridge near Romford station.

07:38
Driver on a mobile call behind the wheel

Police figures show the number of drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel is on the rise.

Goodmayes Hospital, where Nelft are based.

Vulnerable patients at risk of hanging themselves were not kept safe by the borough’s mental health trust, an inspection has found.

Yesterday, 18:20
A man was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a train at Goodmayes station

There are severe delays on services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield after an incident at Goodmayes station.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

VW Golf Estate

As we grow older it becomes more and more important to have means to travel about safely and quickly. Our friendship groups and families grow and the need to have a car that is not only safe but also fast and big enough for all our needs is ever more important. There are many cars on the market for such needs but none deals with them as efficiently or as neatly as a VW Golf Estate. These cars are build strong, long lasting and spacious for a reason. They cater to the needs of many and are some of the most popular cars currently on the market.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now