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Donate to the County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank

(8 June 2018)

Are you leaving Durham or moving house and want to get rid of unwanted clothing? The County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank collects donations throughout the year to pass on to those who need it most. If you have clean and useable clothing you are happy to donate please contact harry.cross@durham.ac.uk before the end of term or Dawn Wilson from the clothing bank directly at cdsocialist.clothingbank@gmail.com or 07746 131765.

About County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank

  • We decide to set up this clothing bank with the aim to help those that need it, this is supported The Unite Community, Durham Miners Association and other Unions.
  • We provide clothing and toiletries for people in need of help due to the welfare cuts and sanctions, zero hours, homeless and those on low wages.
  • We work alongside food banks but separate from them giving to those on benefits, all you need is proof you are on a benefit, waiting for a benefit or sanctioned or homeless etc. No Voucher needed, no questions asked
  • ALL CLOTHING AND TOILETRIES ARE FREE. One bag of clothing per person and one bag of toiletries per family
  • We will provide clothing and toiletries to those who come for help, we will turn no one away. We run the Clothing Bank at Brandon Welfare Hall once a fortnight. We will try to help people in other areas to open more Clothing Banks, with the aim for them to run them in their own areas. We value people's input into this and everyone is welcome to have their say in their community.
  • We understand how hard it is for people, So do not be afraid to ask us for help. We do not bite. 
  • In this day and age and with this government these clothing and food banks are a life line to those in need of help.
  • We understand how hard it is for people today, so do not be afraid to contact us to get involved or ask us for help.

Email Address cdsocialist.clothingbank@gmail.com

Contact telephone number 07707031625 week days from 10am - 4pm for information

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