Barnardo’s Winter Woolly Appeal

Barnardo's Peterhead volunteer Michael Clark and manager Mandy Ross
Barnardo's Peterhead volunteer Michael Clark and manager Mandy Ross

Barnardo’s are calling for winter woolly stock to combat the extreme December weather, from flooding to freezing to blasting gale winds.

The charity has experienced a surge in demand for winter clothing for two years running, ranging from winter coats to woollen scarves, jaunty jumpers to brilliant boots and thermal tops to thickened trousers.

Area manager Jane Pirie said: “It’s not always affordable to buy-in new winter clothes every time something becomes worn or no longer fits, so we are delighted to offer our customers winter bargains that help with increasingly-tight budgets.

“Our shops in the northern and eastern areas of Scotland will be especially grateful of winter woollens as the mercury drops; including mittens, scarves, earmuffs, snoods, hats and any warm clothing for the upper body. We’ve had in lots of trousers already, which is great news for bargain hunters. We’ll also find a good home for any unwanted boots and winter shoes.”

Winter also brings with it the party season, so any of last year’s party wear, impulse buys and items worn for a one-off occasion, that still linger in the wardrobe will be gratefully received. You can help someone find that special outfit at a fraction of the price, while helping charity. All donations are very much appreciated and money raised in the store is used to help disadvantaged children and young people in the local area. Hand in donations to the Peterhead store on Marischal Street store between 10am-4.pm.