How You Can Support Starter Packs

Starter Packs Inverclyde continually require the help of individuals and organisations to fulfil our goals of providing for needy people in Inverclyde.There are 3 main ways in which people can help us.

1. Donating items


The following is a non-exhaustive list of items which gives an indication of items needed for Starter Packs. ... contact us if you have an item you would like to donate but is not listed here.Please make sure that anything you give us is in ready-to-use condition. We cannot take used electrical items of any kind, furniture or clothing and we reserve the right to dispose of any donated item we cannot use in starter packs including by selling or donating to charity shops.

Items Starter Packs Inverclyde can use


saucepans, frying pans, electric kettles/jugs (new), toaster (new), iron (new),
utensils (e.g. vegetable peelers, tin openers, wooden spoons etc)
casserole dishes, mixing bowls, plastic containers with lids, chopping board,
dinner plates, bowls, tea plates, mugs, tumblers 
knives, forks, spoons, teaspoons
washing up bowl, washing-up liquid, dishcloths, scourers, tea towels


* duvets (new) and covers (double and single)
* sheets (single and double)
* pillows (new) and pillowcases


* toothpaste, toothbrushes
* soap, shampoo, conditioner
* towels (bath towels, hand towels) and bath mats


* toilet rolls, kitchen roll, bathroom cleaner, hand wash,
* dustpan and brush, cleaning cloths, cleaning liquid


* light bulbs
* wall clocks, alarm clocks
* mirrors

2. Making a financial donation

Starter Packs Inverclyde rely on the generosity of it's supporters and sponsors in order to make a difference in the lives of people.

Financial support is needed to help us provide some of the items which a starterpack can contain.

If you would like to make a financial gift then please contact the office for details or donate directly by PayPal / credit / debit card using the Donate button below or on the Home Page.


3. Volunteering with Starterpacks Inverclyde


The work of Starter Packs relies on volunteers regularly giving up their time, energy and talents to help with the various tasks which from time to time may be identified in support of the operation at the depot.

If you wish to consider volunteering then contact us at the office for more information.