Hospice shops launch donation appeal

Charity shop looking to stock shelves after Christmas.

Charity shop looking to stock shelves after Christmas. - Credit: Archant

A NORTH Somerset charity has launched a campaign to top-up the stock in its shops following the busy Christmas period.

Weston Hospicecare, which has stored including those in Hill Road in Clevedon, Broad Street in Congresbury and Yatton High Street, will run the appeal from January 16-23.

This is the third year the charity has held the campaign and resulting profits will go back into the valuable work it carries out from its hospice in Uphill near Weston.

Retail manager Linda Kelly said: “We had a very busy Christmas, which is fantastic, but this does leave us with a dent in our stock.

“As always, our local community can help by reaching into the back of those cupboards and bringing us their hidden gems.”

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Anyone wishing to donate clothes, accessories, home ware or furniture can do so by taking to one of six drop-off points including the Reading Room in The Triangle, Wrington.

For more details on drop-off areas visit www.the-big-drop.co.uk or call 01934 423960.

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