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1st Uxbridge give hope to the homeless

13 Feb 2018

The members of 1st Uxbridge supported a local homeless charity in 2017 and have plans to support another good cause in 2018. 

The group collected, between September and December 2017, items such as socks, scarfs, toiletries and food items - as suggested by local charity Help the Homeless Hillingdon who give help, advice, clothing and food to those sleeping on the streets in and around Hillingdon. 

GB Leader Melanie Kindley-Deeks says 'In addition to what we'd collected between us on a Friday, our donations were increased with the support of our church, Christ Church, Uxbridge, through the Christmas gift service. Some of our donations went directly from the service to those in need. The three ladies that run the charity were completely overwhelmed with what we'd achieved. We managed to fill to boot of a Ford Galaxy!'
 
1st Uxbridge plan to Give Hope throughout GB's 125th birthday year in 2018 starting with this term.
 
Melanie adds 'This term we'll be raising funds for Southampton paediatric intensive care unit, following the recent heart surgery of one of our n:vestigate members. So, while not local geographically, it's very close to our hearts.'

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