I have about thirty of those clothing bags in my hall cupboard, If I had
to fill everyone I'd have no clothes left to wear, and still they come
through the letter box on an almost daily basis.
From the Wirral Peninsular.
The local Air Ambulance one is, but that wants only "good quality" clothes
so most of my stuff is no good - it goes to a clothes bank at Tesco if I
remember. That leaves little more than my outdoor gear and I'm /not/ giving
away Paramo equipment.
I put out half a dozen of those bags (unused) yesterday and they'd gone when
I got home, so I hope that the Air Ambulance chaps took them.
On Thu, 2 Jun 2011 16:09:28 +0100, Mike Tomlinson wrote:
Yes, I did wonder if some pikey would take the unused bags for opportunistic
purposes, but they weren't too obvious but wrere just where my neighbour
puts her bags (none this time), so I hope that they went back to the
Why is it all these "delivery" types look like they are using the bag
delivery/distribution as a chance to case out houses and areas for later
I wouldn't advise anyone put out clothes to these scam-sters but get a
pre-booked door step collection and give significantly MORE money direct
to the charity of your choice...
Not used them but looks like a significantly better option less
suceptible to middle-man fraud.
On Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:35:50 +0100, www.GymRatZ.co.uk wrote:
Does look a better option. I was involved with a charity that got good money
for rags and unsold clothes that were useable as such. That was many years
ago and I don't know of any nowadays.
I really must put up a notice saying "No charity bags" - there's a limit
to how many might come in useful some day!
Or drop them off at the clothing bank at your nearest supermarket. Ours
offers banks for Barnardo's and the Sally Army. Since I think the Sally
Army are a bunch of bible-thumping bigoted bores, Barnardo's gets the
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