Our thanks to dedicated supporters BHSF who have today donated starter packs with gold and silver standard items including new bedding and new sheets to help our young residents who are moving on to settle into their new accommodation! BHSF as well as taking part in our Fundraising events donate starter packs on a regular basis and they really help increase the chances that our young people will be able to move on successfully!
Due to a lack of storage space we are always looking for donations of a 'complete pack' ideally of items in a box that we can just hand on to a young person and will have everything they need in there to get started (plus perhaps a few extras or treats that will be a nice surprise!).
We give them the support, the opportunities and the skills needed to make the transition to independent living, but there are items that we all need to make us feel more comfortable and will help us settle in quicker when moving on to a new place.
Support Manager Jula Brady who manages Yardley House said:
“We were donated 2 starter packs just recently and our staff and young residents were really impressed with the quality and thought that had gone into them. We gave one to a young person that was moving on to his own flat and he was very grateful as there was everything he needed to be able to cook and make his bed up which was the most important thing to him”.
If you can also help us by donating a complete starter pack, please see the donations section of our website first where there is new guidance and suggestions as to what could go in a complete starter packs. To make things clearer we have split these into 'Gold', 'Silver' and 'Bronze' standard packs but this is just to give you an idea. All donations of complete packs which take care of the essentials are much appreciated: Complete Starter Packs guidance.
Thanks for your support!