starter packs glasgow – rebuilding lives with your donations

Written by on 20 September 2020

We happened to stumble across this fantastic charity on Friday, and we are delighted to introduce Starter Packs Glasgow to our audience!!!

Starter Packs Glasgow are a Glasgow based charity (charity number SC029961), helping people who are moving from homelessness to tenancy by providing basic essentials for their new home. Our Charity shops are The Magpie’s Eye Gallery and The Magpie’s Nest on Burleigh Street.

Our starter packs are made up of household items that we provide to those who are referred to us. Items below are the basic amount provided for 1 person. Additional items are provided for larger households. Kettle Toaster Pot Frying pan 3 x utensils Tin opener 4 x mugs 4 x glass tumblers 4 x dinner plates 4 x side plates 4 x bowls 4 x forks 4 x knives 4 x spoons 4 x teaspoons Oven proof dish Storage container Washing up liquid Antibacterial spray Cloth/sponge/scourer 2 x tea towels Duvet Duvet cover Bed sheet Pillow cases Blanket Hand towel Bath towel Shampoo Shower gel Soap Toothbrush Toothpaste Toilet paper Period products where applicable For children we provide the following where it is age appropriate- Newborn nappies Baby bottle Sippy cup Baby blanket Bedding Clothes Plastic plate/bowl/cutlery/tumbler set Book Toy Toiletries Colour pencils/crayons Pencil case with assorted items eg pens/pencils/sharpener/eraser/ruler Notepad We like to add in extras when we can, these can include – dish drainers, basins, cutlery separators, mixing bowls, measuring jugs, bins, laundry baskets, dustpan and brush, place mats, salt and pepper shaker etc. We also include a gift voucher that can be spent in either of our two shops, The Magpie’s Eye and The Magpie’s Nest.

If you can help Starter Packs Glasgow, please visit their Facebook page or phone 0141-440-1008 and speak to the team.

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