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Wed June 3rd 2020
We are pleased to be helping out with the Give A Kid a Blanket Team again this year as a drop off point for the Eastern Suburbs area.
You can send in any new or pre-loved blankets, bedding etc between May 30th and July 19th, however if we get any later than July 19th we are more than happy to deliver to them.
There is a new procedure that needs to be followed when collecting from the general public now, more information can be found in the attached flyer.
Please note all Pre-loved items MUST be freshly laundered and be dropped off in a bag or box, we cannot accept loose items.
We will also be taking a register of the names and phone numbers of each Person donating, but if you could label the outside of your donation that would be wonderful.
We look forward to helping the wider Auckland community this year and spreading some love and warmth with all your awesome donations!
Here's a bit more info: ‘Give a Kid a Blanket’ is a community action of kindness. We gather donations of warmth from across the wider Auckland area and gift these to kids and families in need through health and social agencies including public health nurses, Police, Community and Social workers. We want recipients to feel both warmed and valued by the community. Our focus is to celebrate the acts of kindness many are able to make, and acknowledge the important work of those working with families from health and social agencies.
What to donate. New and excellent condition pre-loved blankets, sleeping bags, duvets, baby sleep sacks, winter bedding, duvet covers, pyjamas, beanies, socks, jumpers, winter coats, rain coats, cots, Moses baskets. We are only able to except New Pillows and New Hot-water bottles
(NO other types of clothing thanks)
Donation Protocols (Covid-19)
All donations must be bagged or boxed, no loose donations please. All Pre-loved donations must be washed by the donor before donatingWhen donating please place donations where the donation drop point host asks. They will then be quarantined for 72 hours before being handled.