Over Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we estimate we have collected in excess of 15 tonnes in donations, ranging from teddy bears, hot water bottles, food, camp beds, sleeping bags, toiletries, personal hygiene products, nappies, pet food, clothes the list goes on. Week two - anothe 5 tonnes of donations plus over £4k collected in a street collection!
One Rotarian, from Longridge, has motivated his community to support Rotary, which resulted in 5 car loads of goods winging therir wat across Ribble Valley to Clitheroe.
Stop Press News - Clitheroe Rotary will be making a bucket collection around Clitheroe town centre Saturday March 12th for the people of Ukraine, please support us if you can.
Week two update: the collection centre opened its doors Friday morning asnd the donations just kept coming. We received shoe box donations from two schools, St. Mary's, Chipping and St. Mary's Sabden, thank you to all the children who put the shoe boxes together.
We estimate another five tonnes of goods came in thaking the total to 20 tonnes. On Saturday, Rotarians and friends made a cash street collection of over £4000 pounds, thank you to all that donated either by cash or card. £1,500 has been donated to each of the following charities: International Aid Trust, to cover fuel and transportation costs, Shelter Box, to provide shelter kits and UK Meds to provide medical equipment.
A big thank you to Dugdales Nutrition for shrink wrapping, palletising and storing all the goods.
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