Greggs Foundation

posted 26 Apr 2019, 02:22 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 26 Apr 2019, 02:23 ]

We would like to thank Greggs Foundation for supporting us again this year with a grant of £2,000.00 to help towards the purchase of 13.5 double and single duvets.  This is very much appreciated.

Date for your Diary

posted 23 Apr 2019, 04:39 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

We are holding a fund raising Coffee Morning and Bric a Brac sale on Tuesday 11th June at St. Mary's Church Hall, Houston Street, Greenock from 10 to 12 noon.  Tickets are priced at £2.00 and can
be purchased at the door.


posted 3 Apr 2019, 04:29 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

We would like to thank Scotmid Co-op Society for the kind donation of £250.00 towards the work of Starter Packs Inverclyde. This money will be used to purchase items needed for our packs.

Thanks again. 


posted 3 Apr 2019, 03:26 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 3 Apr 2019, 04:31 ]

Hi Folks,

The Monthly focus for April is :- Children's Shower Gel, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes. sponges/facecloths.

Total number of Starter Packs given out in March was 34 homes, 21 single people, 13 families including 29 children.

Thanks to all for your continued support.


posted 8 Mar 2019, 02:41 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Hi folks,

The monthly focus for March is Men's Shampoo, Shower Gel, Shaving Foam, Razors and Deodorant.

The number of Starter Packs given out in February was 33 homes, 24 single people, 9 families including 19 children.

As always you help is very much appreciated.

Co-op Community Fund

posted 23 Jan 2019, 03:23 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Just wee  reminder, we have been chosen by the Co-op Community Fund to receive some funding and we need your help. The fund is running until 26th October, 2019,
If you  have not already done so, you can go online and choose our charity.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  We will use the money to purchase nice new bedding
for children moving from homelessness in a new tenancy. 


posted 21 Jan 2019, 06:04 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 21 Jan 2019, 06:05 ]

    Monthly focus for January is Washing Up Liquid, bathroom/kitchen cleaner, tea towels.
    February, Ladies shampoo, hand wash, deodorant, toothpaste and face cloths.

    Items in short supply, double duvet covers, sheets, shaving foam and kitchen towels.

    A huge thanks to you all for your continued support, your help Is greatly appreciated.


posted 21 Jan 2019, 06:01 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

We are most grateful to all who have supported us in the run up to the Christmas Season including Texas Instruments for £500, River Clyde Homes staff for £385 and also to Tesco Port Glasgow for donations
of toiletries etc. 

Annual Statistics for 2018

posted 21 Jan 2019, 05:57 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 24 Jan 2019, 06:17 ]

During 2018, 464 homes were supplied by us with packs. The packs went to 327 single people, and  137 families with 226 children.  This is 64 more homes than 2017.

Packs out in October

posted 13 Nov 2018, 06:20 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 13 Nov 2018, 06:22 ]

October was one of the busiest months on record we provided Starter Packs to 54 homes within these homes were 39 single people, 15 families including 24 children.

To put this into context, we needed 54 Washing up Liquids, 54 Hand Washes, 54 Kitchen Rolls, 108 Tea Towels, 58 Adult Hygiene Packs and 24 Children Hygiene Packs. Stock remains low and
we continually having to a lot more to top up our shelfs.

Thank you all for your continued support your help is very much appreciated.

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