Giving bags of support to refugees
Published on 17/11/2018

MKFM in intu Milton Keynes has offered up its brand new studios as a drop-off point for packed bags filled with supplies, which will be delivered where they are needed most.

To get involved all you have to do is fill a rucksack, holdall, tote bag or small suitcase with items like clothes, toiletries, bottled water and tinned foods.

You can help on your own or ask your workplace, school, community group or place of worship like to help.

Also, why not tweet a photo of you and your packed bag, with the hashtag #mkbagsofsupportappeal and encourage others to donate.

Bags should include items such as:

Sleeping bags
Camping equipment
Blankets
Silver ‘first aid’ blankets
First aid kits
Antiseptic hand gel
Coats (Baby, Child, Adult)
Hats (Baby, Child, Adult)
Scarves (Baby, Child, Adult)
Socks (Baby, Child, Adult)
Gloves (Baby, Child, Adult)
Underwear (Child, Adult)
Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Sanitary Towels / Tampons
Body wash / gel
Flannels
Towels
Shampoo
Cotton wool
Wet wipes
Nappy rash cream
Nappies
Jars of baby food
Baby milk power
Vitamins
Food supplement drinks
Milk Powder
Tea bags
Coffee
Packets of dried fruits
Nuts
Plastic cutlery / crockery
Bottled water
Packets of non perishable food (Dried rice, noodles, pasta etc.)
Tinned foods (Beans, fish, rice pudding, vegetables etc.)
Tin openers
Drop the bags off at MKFM’s studios at Intu, CMK, opposite GAP on the Midsummer Boulevard side of the shopping centre, Monday to Friday, 7am-7pm.

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