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Buckfastleigh clothing bank raises nearly £1,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity

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Buckfastleigh clothing bank raises nearly £1,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity

Buckfastleigh's clothing bank has raised nearly £1,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity since it has been in operation. 

The clothing bank at Buckfastleigh Fire Station has raised £921 for The Fire Fighters Charity and users have donated an average of one tonne of clothing every year.

A spokesperson for the Buckfastleigh Fire Station said: "Just want to say a massive thank you to everyone of you who has donated clothes to our clothes bank since we've had it. Good old Buckfastleigh 👍"

The Fire Fighters Charity runs the clothing recycling scheme across the UK, which raises around £600,000 for the cause, as well as reducing the amount of clothes sent to landfill. 

What you can donate:

  • Adult and children’s clothing
  • Socks
  • Coats
  • Underwear
  • Paired shoes
  • Handbags
  • Linen
  • Please NO bric-a-brac, plastic, toys or electrical items please.

The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, "empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives". You can find out more on the website: www.firefighterscharity.org.uk 

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