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Help Lancashire People Wrap Up This Winter

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Published by Laura Pratt at 11:11am 8th October 2018 (Updated 1:21pm 8th October 2018)

Lancashire's Rotary Clubs have joined forces to help vulnerable people keep warm this winter.

They're urging people to donate a coat as the weather slowly starts to turn snappy.

Rotary Clubs in Blackburn, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley are launching the new initiative 'Wrap Up Lancashire' this winter.

In partnership with Hands On London, a charity which introduced the 'Wrap Up London' initiative 8 years ago, Rotarians in East Lancashire are collecting your old, unwanted coats and giving them to charities that support the homeless, children living in poverty, vulnerable adults and people fleeing domestic violence.

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Collection points and sorting centres are being set up across Accrington, Blackburn, Clayton-Le-Moors, Clitheroe, Great Harwood and Whalley, and will be open from 8th October - 3rd November to collect donations from the public.

 

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All donations will then be sorted and delivered to nominated charity partners, for distribution to those in need during the first two weeks of November, just in time for winter.

Any size, style, colour of men's, women's and children's coats is welcome.

 

 

There's also a search for companies and organisations who may be able to help by placing one of the collection boxes in work.

2BR are a collection point for 'Wrap Up Lancashire'!

Just pop to our HQ in Accrington anytime in the day with your coat/s: 2a Petre Rd, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington BB5 5HY

Other drop off points: 

CVS Carpets, Great Harwood
Forts Arms, Clayton Le Moors
United Reform Church, Clitheroe 
Hyndburn Funeral Services, Oswaldtwistle
Cr8tive Branding, Back King St, Whalley

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