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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE –7 Septebmer 2020
In these difficult times, the welfare of our staff, volunteers, donors and those we seek to service are paramount. Following a period of closure, we are have now restarted most areas of work.
Dorcas Project –
Furniture collections will restart as from 1 June, on the following conditions
- Our driver will phone in advance to check that no one in your household has COVID 19 symptoms
- Our driver will risk assess each property and may refuse to enter if he feels it is not safe to do so.
- Items must be left outside, in a garage or in one downstairs room
The items we currently need are: -
- Sofas (small, clean with fire safety label)
- Single Wardrobes*
- Chests of Drawers*
- Bedside Cabinets*
- Crockery, Cutlery, Saucepans, Kitchen Utensils (including tin openers)**
*need to be solid and in excellent condition
**we can only collect these items, but you can drop them off to us – see below
If you wish to drop items off to us at 33 Mount Pleasant Industrial Estate, Southampton, SO14 0SP, you can do so on the following conditions
- Between 9.30am and 4pm (if the gates are shut, please phone 023 8077 3132 and some one will open up). Please do not leave items outside the gates
- If you have furniture, if possible please send us a photo beforehand to firstname.lastname@example.org to check that it is acceptable
- All furniture will be assessed before being accepted
- All donations will be on a no contact basis, so you must be able to unload items yourself.
Office telephone – as from 7 September our phones will be answered between 9.30am and 4pm. You can leave a message outside of these hours or e-mail email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can.