Donations in kind

[ 0 ] November 12, 2012

The generous donations we receive throughout the year are vital to the work we do, but that doesn’t just mean money. Donations of food, toiletries, household goods and clothes all make a huge difference to Jimmy’s and go directly to help our guests.

While we are grateful for every donation, what we are most in need of – and what we have the space the store – will understandably change from month to month.


Our Christmas wish list is:

General items:
Hot drink sachets i.e. Chocolate, Cappuccino, Horlicks etc
Sandwich fillings i.e. Meat paste, fish paste, canned meats, canned fish
Cuppa soups
Snacks, crisps, biscuits, cheese, crackers etc
Chocolates and sweets etc
Biscuits and cakes etc
Fruit juice and fruit squash
Marmite, peanut butter
Teabags, coffee
Long life milk
Any films on DVD or games on DVD for the PC

Guest stockings:
Toiletries – gift packs
Re-usable razors and blades
Dressing gowns
Brushes and combs
Wind up radios / torches
Battery powered toothbrushes (eg Colgate Sonic, Oral B Pulsar)
Chocolates and sweets

For our dogs:
Pet bowls
Pet blankets
Doggy coats

Generally at other times of the year, we require:

Food and consumables

Coffee; drinking chocolate; squash/juice; sugar; milk; butter/margarine; cooking oil; gravy granules; bread; fresh fruit and veg; canned soups, meat, fruit and veg; biscuits and cakes, jellies; quick dessert whips. Please note: We do not accept out-of-date food in compliance with environmental health regulations.

Other kitchen necessities

Airtight storage boxes, plastic mixing bowls and measuring jugs, sharp knives, catering size pans, aluminium foil, cling-film and freezer bags.

Delivery Details

If you are able to assist us in any way whatsoever we will be very pleased to hear from you.

It is extremely helpful to Jimmy’s if you can telephone in advance to notify us that you are coming with a donation by calling 01223 576085. Jimmy’s is open for the delivery of non-perishable items between the hours of 10am to 5pm and is open till 11.30pm for the delivery of perishables. Please park in Bradmore Street, or if there is a free bay, in Bradmore Lane behind the Church, then walk round to Jimmy’s main entrance on East Road and press the buzzer for assistance. If there is no reply, call us on on 01223 576085.

On occasions we are able to collect items from you – please telephone 01223 576085 to enquire.

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