May 22: Charity Drive

May 21, 2019By

Our bi-annual Charity Drive by The International Women’s Club of Riga took place on May 22, 2019.

A Big Thank you to all the people, who donated so many things. All donations are greatly appreciated.

If you like to donate your gently used clothes, or kitchen items, smaller household utensils, towels, toys etc. to those in need, then follow us and learn more about our next charity drive?

FOR LARGER ITEMS, like furnitures, please contact us. We are more than happy to coordinate your donation, but please do not bring large items on this day, We will not have the capacity.

What is needed – see a list of required items:

ACTIVITIES

  • Sports equipment (balls, scooter, bicycle etc.),
  • Tents and items for camping in summer,
  • Materials for handicrafts, like colour paper, acrylic colours, paper plates,
  • Bikes for kids and adults.

HOUSEHOLD & KITCHEN

  • Cutting board, pots, pans, bowls, plates,
  • Glasses, forks, knives, spoons, cups,
  • Kitchen items and cooking utensils
  • Bed clothes, bedlinen, blankets, pillows, towels.
  • Puffs or bean bags .. like “fat boy”


CHILDREN

  • Things that could be presented as gifts to children for their birthdays: toys, bits of jewellery,
  • Bikes for kids,
  • Baby strollers (all kind), some wheelchairs,
  • Baby beds with mattress, sheets and pillows, baby chairs, high chairs,
  • Clothes for toddler, preschoolers and teenagers
  • Toys in good condition, and for children from 1-2 years.

CLOTHES

  • Wool socks,
  • Footwear, of all kind and sizes,
  • Clothes for kids, teenagers and adults,
  • Women’s & men’s clothes,
  • Men’s shoes and clothes, all kind of quality,
  • Festive clothes for children who are graduating (black trousers, white shirts, butterflies, dresses etc.), as of kindergarten

Volunteers wanted

We will need helping hands throughout the entire day, but can share the time. You do not need to present the entire day, but can join and help for a few hours. Every helping hand, if it is for a long period of time or short, is really much appreciated!

Particularly we will need help in the morning hours, when all people will come and bring in their donations. And also in the end, when our charity partners will come to pick up the donations. We will need helping hands which can carry also boxes. In the afternoon we estimate until 3pm.

Contact us

You like to help on the day, you like to donate items but have questions, or you have larger items?

Please contact us:charity.iwcr@gmail.com

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