The Food Hamper Drive 2019, supporting Ipswich Foodbarn and The Women's Shelter, will help ease the pressures on families and provide much needed support leading into Christmas.
Together with Urban Pantry (181 Brisbane Street), Casablanca Costume Hire & Sales (4 Lobley Street) is pleased to be a drop off point for this fantastic cause.
You can assist by donating items to be used in making up hampers for those in need this Christmas. Simply drop your donations into the Urban Pantry or Casablanca Costume Hire & Sales before the 11th of December.
So you want to donate, but you're not sure what to give.....
Christmas and Hamper Ideas
Here are some ideas, if there are things we haven't thought of and the items can go in a hamper, bring it in!
Lollies, Juice, Candy Canes, Poppers, Christmas Puddings, Cordials, Cake, Cans of Drinks
Pet Food and Gifts
Pet Food, Pet Toys, Pet Treats
Non Perishable Food
Cereal and Cereal Bars, Spreads (eg peanut butter, Vegemite, jam etc), Canned and Dried Fruit, Spam, Canned Soups, Tuna, Canned Vegetables, Cans of Baked Beans and Spaghetti, Rice, Snacks, Nuts, BBQ and Tomato Sauce.
Christmas Gifts - Adults
Socks, Decks of Cards, Hats, Board Games, Hankies, Colouring Books, Books, Colouring Pencils, Puzzles.
Christmas Gifts - Children
Small gifts for boys and girls.
Toiletries - Male and Female
Comb, Brush, Toothbrush and Paste, Roll on Deodorant, Soap, Body Lotion, Shampoo, Perfume, Lip Stick, Nail Clippers, Nail Files.
Ipswich Foodbarn helps the homeless and those less fortunate in our community, whilst the Women's Shelter supports women and children in crisis.