Statistics from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018

posted 19 Apr 2018, 06:19 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

We provided Starter Packs to 423 homes, including 286 single people, 137 families including 239 children.

March of this year was one of the busiest months on record providing Starter Packs to 47 homes, including in these homes were 26 single people, 21 families including 33 children.

Items in short supply, children's shampoo, shower gel/bubble bath, sponges and adult shampoo, deodorant.


posted 4 Apr 2018, 06:19 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

 Monthly focus for April - Ladies' shampoo, hand wash, deodorant and face cloths.

 Items in short supply, men's deodorant, cleaning products and double duvet covers.

Statistics 2017

posted 19 Jan 2018, 03:34 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Last year we gave out Starter Packs to 403 homes, 273 single people, 130 families including 227 children

Monthly Focus

posted 19 Jan 2018, 03:32 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Monthly Focus for:-

January  -  Tea Bags, Hand Wash, Adult Toothbrush and Toothpaste

February - Bathroom/Kitchen Cleaner, Tea Towels and Soap Powder

Scottish Midland Co-operative Society

posted 19 Jan 2018, 03:25 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 19 Jan 2018, 03:29 ]

We would like to day a huge thanks to the Scottish Midland Co-operative Society for their kind donation of £500 to help us purchase new bedding for children. 

Youth Philanthorpy Initiative

posted 19 Jan 2018, 03:22 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 19 Jan 2018, 03:22 ]

As part of the YPI, Emma, Amy, Isla and Georgia from St Columba's High School gave a great presentation on the work of Starter Packs and convinced judges to award £3,000 to the Project. The money will be
used to purchase items that make up a Starter Pack. We would like to say a huge thanks to you all.

Monthly Focus - December

posted 1 Dec 2017, 04:36 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Monthly Focus for December

Toilet Roll, Kitchen Roll, Cleaning Cloths, Washing Up Liquid.

Items in short supply, Toothpaste, Deodorant and Face Cloths


posted 1 Dec 2017, 04:27 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 1 Dec 2017, 04:31 ]

Thanks to all who attended and helped out at our recent Coffee Morning. The total raised on the day was an amazing £691.83. We would also like to thank Amy, Emma, Isla and Georgia from St. Columba's High School who
came along to help on the day and for the £89.65 they raised for us at a recent cake sale they held at school.

Co-op Community

posted 22 Nov 2017, 06:15 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

We would like to say a huge thanks to the Co-op and their customers for raising an amazing £3,682.93. This money will be used to purchase nice new bedding for children moving into a new home
after a period of homelessness.  Thanks again.


posted 3 Nov 2017, 06:48 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1   [ updated 3 Nov 2017, 06:49 ]

Reminder we are holding a funding raising Coffee Morning and Bric a Brac sale on Tuesday 28th November at St Mary's Church Hall, Houston St, Greenock from 10am to 12 noon.
Tickets priced at £2.00 and can be purchased at the door.

Donations of home baking and raffle prizes would be greatly appreciated.

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