Supporting our hospital and frontline workers

by RBKares in Kingston Upon Thames, England, United Kingdom

Supporting our hospital and frontline workers

£9,481

raised so far

256

supporters

To give a mindful care pack to the staff at Kingston Hospital who are off sick or struggling and continue sewing to make them more comfortab

by RBKares in Kingston Upon Thames, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 18th December 2020 we'd raised £7,421 with 194 supporters in 34 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

1611943887_4cc1a5d4-b2ca-430d-bea4-db9f08d004d0.jpegRBKares has started a new project to support the hundreds of staff that are off sick or struggling and supply ‘grab and go’ snacks and coffee to the staff in the units.

We have delivered 100 ‘mindful care packages’ which include a hand made bag with a mindful activity such as painting by numbers, origami, jigsaw puzzles, diamond art, mindful colouring, some nice toiletries, a candle and chocolates.

We are also supplying a very large number of snacks and coffee pods from an Amazon wish list. The community is being extremely generous and we dropping large amounts of coffee, healthy and unhealthy snacks and energy drinks. We are also supplying hand, face and eye cream as well as acne treatment because of problems arising from wearing a mask for 12 hours at a time.

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Rewards

This project offered rewards

£5 or more

Give a Personalised Candle

Buy a personalised scented soy wax candle made by a local supplier for care home staff.

£8 or more

Toiletries

Buy some toiletries requested by many residents. They would like nice soaps and hand creams. This would allow us to buy a set of both for many residents and carers.

£8 or more

A natural honey and beeswax hand or footcream

Give a natural soothing and healing honey and beeswax hand or foot cream to a resident or carer

£10 or more

A bottle wine, chocolates or CD

This will buy a good bottle of wine, a delicious box of chocolates or a CD (we have had requests ranging from Wartime hits to Now That’s What I Call Music) for the care home

£12 or more

Sparkling wine or Baileys

This will buy a nice bottle of fizz or bottle of Baileys to give the care home staff as a thank you.

£15 or more

Perfume

Buy some perfume or ‘smelliest’ that many care home residents have asked for.

£15 or more

Rich fruit cake

Buy a home baked decorated rich fruit cake from a local supplier which would be a lovely gift to residents and care staff.

£25 or more

Christmas Sweater

This will buy a Christmas sweater which a resident has asked for.

£100 or more

Give a Gourmet Hamper

Buy a wonderful hamper filled with wine, port, cakes, pickles, jams, chocolates, biscuits and tea for one care home.

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