Blythswood Care would like to thank supporters for their donations to the monthly Collection Lorry and also to the 2014 Shoe Box Campaign.
Gifts were delivered to Eastern Europe in time for Christmas, and also to Pakistan. During the past year the goods donated to the lorry have helped to fund the charity’s work supporting humanitarian aid, social care projects, work to alleviate child poverty and gospel mission work.
A new collection schedule has been drawn up for Dumfries and Galloway and the lorry will call on Thursday 8th January at the Riverside Car Park, Newton Stewart from 1.00-1.30pm; and Morrison’s, Stranraer from 2.15-2.45pm. A smaller lorry will be used.
Sadly there will no longer be monthly collections at Castle Douglas, Krkcudbright and Glenluce but special arrangements will be made in these towns for the Shoe Box Appeal later in the year. The need for donated goods is still as great as ever and it is hoped that supporters will make the most of the new arrangements to ensure that Blythswood Care can continue to benefit vulnerable children and adults in Europe, Asia and Africa, and to operate food banks and a rehabilitation centre in Scotland.
The Collection lorry accepts donated clothing, shoes, books, small items of furniture, bric a brac and foodstuffs. All donated items are processed by Blythswood Care. For further information, please go to the website, blythswood.org or contact Hillington depot on 0141 882 0585.