Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

YOUR VIEW; Jackie Firth, of Butterwick Hospice, Says If You Don't Need It, Donate It!

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

YOUR VIEW; Jackie Firth, of Butterwick Hospice, Says If You Don't Need It, Donate It!

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WE have just enjoyed Black Friday, Christmas and so many great sales, my wardrobe is groaning and complaining, so this weekend I'm going to have a good sort through to find the type of clothes and accessories we all have and don't use.

The things that used to fit and that I used to really like but never wear anymore.

The thing is, these items aren't doing a lot of good hanging about taking up space but they can be put to good use raising funds for Butterwick Hospice.

So, why not join me this January and have a good look through your wardrobes and drawers for clothes that are still serviceable and saleable but that you don't use anymore.

While we are about this thinning out operation, why not have a look through the family books, CDs and DVD collection too and see if there are past treasures that have lost their lustre for you but may be just what someone else would love.

Having a good old sort out is very therapeutic too.

Sorting out your wardrobe generates a feeling that you have done a worthwhile job which makes your life more organised and helps other people too. …

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