Red Cross Wish List

Red Cross Collection Point in Church

british-red-cross1At the start of Lent we are starting to collect items here in church for the Red Cross similar to what we collected last Autumn for Harvest but this time keep this as an ongoing collection week by week.

Leicester has recently become a re-settlement centre for some of the Syrian refugees from the overflowing refugee camps in Jordan. So there is now an even greater need to provide support for these destitute people many with young children. Items needed for the Red Cross are as follows:

Food donations wish list

    • Rice,
    • Oil (small bottles)
    • Tinned tomatoes
    • Chickpeas, Kidney beans
    • Lentils
    • Tinned fish (tuna, sardines etc…)
    • Tinned fruit

Street sleepers’ food donations wish list

    • Cereal bars (nuts, oats, fruit)
    • Nuts
    • Dried fruits
    • Ring pull tinned fish
    • Savoury snacks (mini cheddars, crisps etc…)

Toiletries wish list

    • Toilet rolls
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrushes
    • Shower gel
    • Sanitary towels
    • Soap
    • Clothes washing tablets or soap

Baby Items

    • Nappies
    • Wipes

Supermarket vouchers allow for choice & phone credit