Can You Help Local Older People Through Coronavirus Isolation?

Food and essentials request from Age UK Wandsworth

Independent charity Age UK Wandsworth has set up a Food Collection Point to help local older people through the crisis of coronavirus isolation and the resultant shopping issues. At present the charity has a lot of generous people volunteering to help, but is having to be very careful about all physical interactions with older people, especially via befriending services, because of the risk of infection being passed on to those who are most at risk from the severe illness.

Age UK’s Food Collection Point will be delivering supplies to those who may not want to risk going to the shops or who are unable to do so, and they need donations now.

Most urgently needed are:
• Tinned soup
• Tinned vegetables
• Tinned meat and fish
• Long life milk
• Microwaveable foods that do not need to be refrigerated
• Toilet rolls and cleaning products

If anyone has a few spare of any of these products then please drop them off at 549, Old York Rd - not far from Wandsworth Town rail station and just off the Wandsworth one way system - from 9am-4pm weekdays (just ring the bell if the door is locked). Please do this either when you are making an essential shopping trip or as part of your daily exercise outing.

If you are unable to drop items while keeping to the new Government guidelines and would like to make an online donation for Age UK Wandsworth to shop on your behalf please click here.

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March 26, 2020