The past two weeks have been really busy. We have continued to provide arts & craft, and toys for children in poverty to get them through the lockdown period; baby equipment, clothes & nappies to a baby born into poverty; a microwave and clothes airer for a family in poverty; a highchair and stairgate for a child in poverty; bunk beds and mattresses for children who were sleeping on the floor; stairgate and cupboard locks for a toddler who’s parent had escaped domestic violence; a travel cot for a child in poverty; toys and games for a child in poverty; 2 beds for a family leaving the refuge and setting up home; baby equipment for a baby under child protection; numerous food shops for families in poverty; a triple canvas wardrobe for a family in poverty; kitchen equipment and a triple canvas wardrobe for a family leaving the refuge; cot bed, bedding and mattress for a child in poverty; clothing for siblings in poverty who’s parent has suffered domestic violence; a birthday present for a child in lockdown, who was staying separately to their parent; bedding and a hoover for a family in poverty; two beds for a family who had been homeless, and are now setting up a new home.
We continue to be busy during lockdown – over the past few weeks we have provided bedding and kitchen equipment for a parent leaving the refuge; 16 food shops; 2 x mattresses for a family leaving the refuge; 2 x birthday presents for children in poverty; a travel cot for a child in poverty; a fridge freezer for a parent who had escaped domestic violence; a cooker for a family in poverty; baby equipment for a family in poverty with mental health issues; a cot for a baby living in temporary accommodation; an oven for a family in poverty with learning difficulties; numerous toiletry and cleaning packs for families in poverty; craft items for over 50 children so far; books for a toddler in poverty; Lush Easter goodies for over 50 children and their families; baby equipment for a newborn in poverty; a stairgate for a child under child protection; 2 further stairgates for a family in poverty to keep their child safe; a bedguard for a child in poverty; toys for many children in poverty; and a travel cot for a toddler licing in a small room with their parent. Thank you to everyone who has continued to support us during this even tougher time for the families. If you would like to make a monetary donation, even £1 will buy a craft item. Please see our website for ways to donate (www.ashleysbirthdaybank.com). Every penny goes to the families. Thank you
Items all ready to help families needing books craft kids snacks and cleaning essentials your support helps us support local families
More vital boredom items, and snacks and essentials going to families in need. Please support our little charity in Dorset helping local families finding lockdown very hard. If you would like to support our ongoing service, please donate any amount big or small – Sort Code 09-01-29. Bank Acct 07635995 or PayPal. Thank you for your support
We are forever grateful to Wave 105 Cash for Kids who continue to provide funding to us. They have granted us £7900.00 so we can support all the families referred to us during the current lockdown. We can’t thank them enough!! We were asked to record a message of thanks to encourage more people to support their amazing fundraising. So here it is ………