AFGHAN REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE - DONATIONS
 

We have had an unprecedented amount of phone calls, messages and emails all offering support or donations of one sort or another.  We are a small team of people, with a small amounts of storage at this moment, so we are keen to do our very best to facilitate everybody’s offers but please be patient with us.

We have been fortunate to be supported by kind offers of collection drop-off points around the county.

 

Please look a the map below for information on where these are. Click on the map to go to Google Maps which will help you find the location addresses, the times they are accepting domnations and their contact details.

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Storage King, Shrewsbury
Islamic Centre, Craven Arms
United Reform Church, Shrewsbury
St. Mary's Church, Ellesmere
Town Hall, Ellesmere
14 St Alkmunds Meadow, Whitchurch
52 Boscobel Rd, nr Market Drayton 
Rowanthorn, 
Oswestry
Madeira Walk, Church Stretton 
Windlass Dr, Ellesmere 
Methodist Chapel, ​Knockin Heath
Telford & Wrekin Interfaith Community Hub, Telford
60 Hodge Bower,Ironbridge

Financial donations:

If you would like to donate money to Shropshire Supports Refugees to support the Afghan families and other Refugees in the county please follow the link below to our Peoples Fundraising page.

Those of you who are willing to make regular payments to support us as an organisation, it is possible to set up a direct debit using the Peoples Fundraising page.

CLOTHING:

If you would like to offer donations, then we will do our best to distribute them to refugees, especially Afghan refugees.

We do ask that you sort it as much as possible into bags of specifics, i.e. ladies tops, men’s trousers etc

For now, we are looking for Muslim style and long, modest, loose clothing if possible.

FOR WOMEN:

Muslim dress

Long, long sleeved tops

Long trousers for women

Closed shoes

Warm jumpers and cardigans

Long coats

Warm Leggings

New underwear

Socks/Tights

Scarfs and Gloves

FOR MEN:

Trousers and jeans

Shirts

Jumpers

Suit Jackets/Blazers

Warm coats

New underwear

Socks

Shoes/Boots

Hat, Scarfs and Gloves

FOR CHILDREN:

Baby and Toddler Clothes

of all ages

Baby Grows

Children's Long sleeved tops

T Shirts

Trousers (boys ad girls)

Skirts/Dresses

Warm Jumpers

Warm Coats

Shoes/Boots

Hat, Scarf and Gloves

HOUSEHOLD:

Families will be arriving with few processions, having fled their homes.  Donations of household items are therefore gratefully received to help them to rebuild their lives.

If you would like to donate furniture or household goods, can you please hold onto them until we have a storage solution to accommodate them.

KITCHENWARE:

PLEASE ENSURE ALL KITCHENWARE IS CLEAN and GOOD QUALITY

Large pots and pans,

Large bowls,

Plates/Bowls

Cups/Tumbler Glasses

Cutlery

BEDDING and LINENS:

PLEASE ENSURE ALL BEDDING IS CLEAN and GOOD QUALITY

Pillows, duvets and blankets.

Baby Blankets/ Bedding

Duvet covers

Pillowcases

Sheets

Towels

LIVING ROOM:

PLEASE ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL ITEMS ARE IN WORKING ORDER 

Games Consoles

&Games

Radios

Bluetooth speakers

Good Quality Digital TV's

When we know more about the families that will be coming to county, we will do another 'shout out' for other things like furniture, curtains and household goods.

FOR CHILDREN's :

Toys for children of ALL AGES

PLEASE ENSURE ALL SOFT TOYS ARE CLEAN and GOOD QUALITY. 

and ALL  GAMES/HARD TOYS COMPLETE< CLEAN AND UNBROKEN.

Also  ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL ITEMS ARE IN WORKING ORDER 

Games Consoles

& Games disks/cartridges

Soft toys

Dolls and action figures

Lego and blocks

Broad games

High Chairs

Pushchairs/Prams

Cots

If you have any other questions or would like drop-off information, please contact Shropshire Supports Refugees at: