Santa's Workshop run by Royal Holloway's Community Action team has 20 collection points across campus from 3-12 December, including departments and various public spaces. This initiative is in association with Age UK Runnymede and Spelthorne.
Please donate listed items to be included in special Christmas parcels for over 200 isolated and vulnerable elderly within the local community.
Suggested items to donate to Santa's Workshop include:
-Scarves / Gloves / Socks / Handwarmers (not second hand)
-Toiletries: Nice soaps/ Hand Cream / Aftershave / Perfume / Bubble bath
-Chocolates / Boiled sweets
-Biscuits/ Mince Pies / Christmas Puddings / Christmas Logs (sell by date must be after April 2013)
-Christmas Crackers / 2013 Calendars
**NO ALCOHOL, SHARP EDGES, OR PERISHABLE GOODS **
**PLEASE DONATE ALL ITEMS BEFORE 9am, 12 DECEMBER!**
There will then be a workshop for wrapping the gifts on Wednesday 12 December 12noon-2pm in the Students' Union main hall. Please sign up to be one of Santa's little helpers via the website link below.
All volunteers will receive a Christmas hat at the start to get you in the festive spirit, and then a warm mince pie and mulled wine as a thank you!
We welcome all students and staff to get involved!