Please be aware that the following donation points or list of items need might regularly change. Contact the organisation or group directly to find out up to date information.

Maldon Area

Burnham-on-Crouch

A public donation point has been organised at Pelican Prints (32 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8AA).

Donations can be made on Monday and Tuesday from 8am – 5pm.

Due to limited space, clothing items will not be accepted.

You can donate the following items:

  • Power banks
  • Rucksacks or backpacks
  • Socks
  • Camping equipment
  • Sleeping bags/mats
  • Protein/energy bars
  • Dog food
  • Painkillers (e.g. Paracetamol)
  • Cold and flu medicine
  • Wound dressings and plasters
  • First aid kits
  • Blankets
  • Thermal clothing
  • Hot water bottles
  • Insulated food and drink containers
  • Baby food
  • Nappies
  • Feminine sanitary products

Cold Norton

A public donation point has been organised at 67 Latchingdon Road, Cold Norton, CM3 6HT.

Donations can also be made at Harvey Smith and Co (2 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8AA).

You can donate the following items:

  • Gauze
  • Painkillers (e.g. Paracetamol)
  • Cotton pads/balls
  • Medical Syringes (Clean and unused ONLY)
  • Surgical gloves
  • Bandages
  • Saline solution
  • Soap
  • Landry bags
  • Tea / Biscuits / Packet food / Pasta / Rice / Soup
  • Batteries
  • Blankets

Latchingdon

A public donation point has been organised at Christ Church Latchingdon (1 Burnham Road, Latchingdon, CM3 6EU).

Donations will be accepted each Wednesday (1pm – 3pm) and Friday (8am – 5pm).

The community café at the St Barnabas Family Centre on Imperial Avenue in Mayland is taking donations between 10am and 12pm on Friday, which will be passed to Christchurch later that day as well.

You can donate the following items:

  • Thermal insulation mats and blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping mats (Foil backing )
  • Mattress
  • Body wash
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Combs
  • Baby wipes
  • Sanitary pads
  • Nappies
  • Paper towels
  • Microfibre towels
  • Bowls
  • Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Disposable masks
  • Antiseptic wash
  • Water
  • Energy drinks
  • Non perishable foods ie pasta , cereals , canned foods
  • Matches
  • Batteries
  • Torches
  • Candles
  • First aid kits
  • Painkillers

Maldon

A public donation point has been organised at St Mary the Virgin Church (St Mary’s Lane, Maldon, CM9 5JB).

Donations will be accepted each Tuesday (11am – 12pm) and Friday/Saturday (10am – 12pm).

You can donate the following items:

  • Anything is appreciated

Maldon

A public donation point has been organised at Talking Flowers Maldon (37 High Street, Maldon, CM9 5PF.

You can donate the following items:

  • Toiletries (New and unused)

 

This information has been provided by Maldon CVS and will be updated regularly on their website.


Uttlesford Area

UK-Aid / Felsted Aid

We will be leaving the UK on the 27th March with an aid lorry bound for Moldova in support of refugees from Ukraine. We urgently need funds to cover the cost of the journey and humanitarian aid supplies such as sanitary, personal care items etc…Please contact us for details of how to donate vital funds.

Donation point is Newhouse Farm, CM6 1RE. Open Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday, 11am – 2pm.

  • Ladies and children’s underwear
  • Bathroom and hygiene products
  • Disposable nappies

Ongar Market Collection

Natalie Fisher West will be at the Ongar Sunday Market this week 6th March from 10am – 2pm collecting to help Ukraine. She will only be accepting toiletries and medical supplies. Please show your support no matter how small or large your contribution


Brentwood Area

Schmidt (Brentwood)

We have opened a donations point at Schmidt Brentwood, 71 High Street, Brentwood CM14 4RW. This is a list of items that are needed:

Medical supplies:

  • Application Tourniquet
  • Emergency bandage (6”)
  • Halo (or analog) chest seal
  • Quikclot or Celox gauze
  • Elastic bandage
  • Nasopharyngeal tube or oral airway
  • Trauma scissors
  • Thermal blankets
  • Antiseptics and wound dressings
  • Stretchers

Clothes and other:

  • Carry mats
  • Sleeping bags
  • Thermal underwear/ Thermal shirts
  • Steel boots sizes 9,10
  • Duvets
  • Gloves for men
  • Socks for men
  • Food:
  • Long shelf-life food supplies
  • Energy bars
  • Baby food
  • Canned food

Equipment:

  • Two-way radio with a range of 10km+
  • Portable charges/ power banks 25,000+ mAh
  • Torch lights
  • Flashlights
  • Thermoses

Gardening Express Brentwood

Please share, and also message them directly on Facebook if you can help – their page is Gardening Express. You can also take donations to their garden centre in Mascalls Lane, Brentwood. We have a truck on the way here from Eastern Europe, so I’ve decided to send this back full of aid to the Poland/Ukraine border.

What we will need to go in these aid boxes is:

  • No 1 item is blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing – what blankets people do have got wet.
  • Small warm clothing items hats/gloves/scarves etc
  • (unless anyone with a huge sportswear company is reading and wants to donate some tracksuits).
  • Tooth brushes, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Hand soap, Disposable razors, sanitary products, paracetamol, ibuprofen, calpol, Antiseptic cream, plasters, bandages. 
  • Basic longlife food/snack items (Instant noodles, vac packed cooked rice, Baked beans, cup-a-soup, spaghetti hoops, tinned fruit – in fact anything tinned or dried and long life.
  • Bottled Drinks eg. Water, longlife juice etc.
  • Baby formula and baby products
  • Small packs of sweets or chocolate for kids, small teddy bears for little ones.

We will also be able to take donations in at our Garden Centre located in Mascalls Lane, Brentwood, Essex. If there are any volunteers to help our teams pack up the goods, please also let us know.


BRENTWOOD MUTUAL AID SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

An emergency group has been formed within Brentwood to include Brentwood Mutual AidBrentwood Borough Council, various other community groups, food provisions, Woodland coffee shopSchmidt (Brentwood)Bonnetts Garden Village, members of our Ukrainian community to name but a few. We have been meeting daily and are taking a collaborative approach to supporting the situation and working together with the British Red Cross to ensure that the action we take directly supports those in need.

Within the group we have direct contact with those in both Ukraine and those who have managed to cross the border so we have a good idea of what is needed and we have access to trucks to deliver aid. You can purchase items on our Amazon Wishlist and we will deliver them to the Brentwood collection points: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/33VR9T0LEBCY3