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Delivering the gift of warmth

Nicola with the red van handing over sleeping bags to Wilf

As temperatures continue to struggle, our charity has been out spreading warmth and joy with a donation of sleeping bags for local people who are homeless.

The cosy sleeping bags have been donated to Joe’s Place in Gateshead, which provides warmth, shelter, a hot meal, refreshments and other support to people who are homeless or are struggling to provide for themselves.

“Through our close links with Joe’s Place we learned that quite a few people were asking for sleeping bags as temperatures continued to fall below freezing,” said Marketing Manager, Nicola Milne. “We were only too happy to help and it was a joy to visit the project to deliver them personally and to see first-hand how much it is helping people in our community who need it most.”

Joe’s Place was set up with our support almost ten years ago and is run by a team of volunteers who regularly serve around 100 people from its base in St Joseph’s RC Church.

If you have any items you would like to donate in support of Joe’s Place, please contact Nicola on 0191 242 4809.

Nicola with the red van handing over sleeping bags to Wilf