Packed with Love

Each year Packed with Love pack 180 backpacks full of essential items for children in emergency accommodation as well as 80 treat bags and 80 toiletry bags for the homeless.

We have been very kindly donated some hand made face coverings to sell to help us raise money. Each mask is £4.50, all masks are double layered and a 100% cotton and can be machine washable but please don’t tumble dry them. (The poppy fabric is coming soon!). More fabrics available, contact Packed with Love, or pop over to their facebook page.

All of the proceeds from the sale of the face masks go to support their fundraising efforts.

By purchasing these masks you aren’t just slowing the spread of this deadly virus, you’re also helping out those who need it most. Please note the masks are not medical grade, but are washable and reusable and

Every year, Packed with Love, fill 180 backpacks with brand new items. Thes bags are given to children in emergency accommodation, they have had to leave home quickly, usually at night, with nothing to call their own. Inside the bags, which are also provided is:

  • 1 pair of Pyjamas
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • 2 pairs of pants
  • 1 vest
  • 1 colouring book
  • 1 pack of colouring pencils
  • 1 reading book
  • 1 photoframe
  • 1 teddy
  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 toothpaste
  • 1 sponge
  • more recently a box of lego

The bags are for children aged 18 months to 16 years and some items are adjusted for the different ages.

At Christmas, Packed with Love also fill 80 drawstring bags with treats for the homeless within Gloucestershire, along with 80 bags full of toiletries.

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