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UPDATE

posted 24 Mar 2020, 02:35 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Hi folks,

With the situation at present we will be operating on a reduced service.  The depot will be open Monday to Thursday 9 to 1pm. if anything changes we will let you know.
To keep everyone safe we will not be taking donations at the moment, however we still need to maintain our service.  We are looking to put a donate button on our Facebook/
Website in the coming weeks, if you are able to donate cash instead of goods.  Thank you for your support.  Keep safe. 


Monthly Focus for February

posted 7 Feb 2020, 02:10 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

The monthly focus for February is Ladies Shampoo, Deodorant, Toothbrush, Toothpaste and Face Cloths.

In January we gave out Starter Packs to 30 homes, within these homes were 17 single people, 13 families including 23 children.

Items in short supply, we are always looking for good quality second hand double duvet covers and sheets.

Thanks to all for your continued support. 

Monthly Focus - February

posted 7 Feb 2020, 02:04 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

The monthly focus for February is Ladies

Coffee Morning reminder

posted 6 Nov 2019, 06:32 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1


Hi folks,

We are holding a fundraising Coffee Morning and Bric a Brac sale at St. Mary's Church Hall, Houston Street, Greenock on Tuesday 26th November from10am to 12 noon. 
Tickets cost £2.00 and can be purchased at the door.  Any donations of home-baking and raffle prizes would be greatly appreciated.

Appeal - Christmas is coming

posted 6 Nov 2019, 06:29 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1


Hi Folks,

In the run up to Christmas we are looking for gifts of selection boxes, chocolates and biscuits as wall as hats, scarves and gloves to add to the packs going out in December.

October Statistics

posted 6 Nov 2019, 06:27 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1


The number of Starter Packs given out in October was 41 homes, 26 single people, 15 families including 22 children.

Monthly Focus November

posted 6 Nov 2019, 06:26 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

Hi Folks,

The monthly focus for November is Washing up Liquid, Bathroom/Kitchen Cleaner and Tea Towels. Items in short supply double duvet covers, double sheets.


Donation from Old Gourock and Ashton Parish Church

posted 7 Oct 2019, 02:59 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

  We would like to say a huge thanks to Old Gourock and Ashton Parish Church for their kind donation of goods that will go into our packs together with £110.00.
  We really appreciate the ongoing support from local churches, this is very much appreciate and is of great help in allowing us to help those in need.

Donation - from River Clyde Homes Staff

posted 7 Oct 2019, 02:55 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

  We would like to say a huge thank to the Staff at River Clyde Homes for their kind donation of £200.00 towards the work of Starter Packs Inverclyde. We will use this
  money to purchase items that are in short supply.

MONTHLY FOCUS OCTOBER

posted 7 Oct 2019, 02:52 by StarterPacks Inverclyde1

 Hi Folks,

The Monthly Focus for October is Toilet Roll, Kitchen Roll, Cleaning Cloths and Washing up Liquid.

Items in short supply ladies and gents deodorant, kitchen/bathroom cleaner, double duvet cover and sheets.

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