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Crisis at Christmas Wishlist - Oxford

Our Christmas Wishlist 

 

This Christmas, Crisis Skylight Oxford will be providing a service of food parcels, clothing, Christmas hampers and remote or socially distanced activities as well as practical and emotional support.

Christmas can often be a really lonely time for people experiencing homelessness issues and this year we have the added complexities of Coronavirus. We plan to keep our members connected and safe during this time and items you donate will go directly towards people as gifts or essential items. 

We have set up an Wishlist of items that we know will be appreciated and needed over this Winter period. We are very grateful for every donation, big or small. 

Our Wishlist and Volunteer Vacancies

 Alongside our Wishlist we are also looking for the following items... 

Non-perishable foods only

Instant Pot Noodle, Cup-a-Soup etc
Savoury Biscuits and Cereal Bars
Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate
Jars of Jam, Honey, Nut Spreads etc
Nuts, Crisps and Dried Fruit
Flour, Sugar and Oils

No alcohol please. 

  • Hand warmers
  • Children's toys and books
  • Small puzzles/games
  • Vouchers to use at shops or cafe
  • Crossword/ Sudoku/ Arrow Words pocket sized books
  • Books of 1st class or 2nd class stamps (so people can send Xmas cards and letters to loved ones during the Winter season)
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail brushes
  • Shower Gel
  • Laundry Powder
  • Washing up liquid
  • Hair clippers
  • Razors
  • Handwash 

We are so grateful for your enthusiasm and generosity in giving but here are the items we no longer need more of or cannot accept:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Sanitary Products
  • Second-hand Clothing
  • Tinned Foods
  • Hats
  • Pasta

If you can donate any of these items please get in touch with Jill Roberts, our Christmas Co-ordinator at christmas.oxford@crisis.org.uk or call on 07972 052270.