Putting Unwanted Christmas Gifts To Good Use

As 2019 gets underway, Christmas is already a distant memory with all the focus on the year ahead. Perhaps you’ve just had a declutter and realised there are several unwanted Christmas gifts lying around. While some presents may seem useful, let’s face it, you’re not likely to really use any of them. Instead of stuffing them into drawers and cupboards you have just cleared out, why not put them to good use?

For starters, you could donate your unwanted Christmas gifts to a good charity that will find a use for them. Homeless shelters are always looking for hats, gloves and toiletries while food banks eagerly await food items and also toiletries. There are also many other charitable organisations that provide things for people who are struggling.

Did you know that three out of five people receive unwanted Christmas gifts? With that in mind, please consider less fortunate people before you simply throw anything away.

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100 Miles for Charity Prudential Ride London

Prudential Ride London

Image Credit: Lucinda at Cotswold Bike Ride 2017

Being active, staying healthy and supporting worthy causes is something both Lucinda and I strongly believe in. Last year Lucinda and her brother, Piers, raised funds for the British Heart Foundation completing the London to Paris cycle ride. This year is no different. May featured the Cotswolds Bike Ride with the next big challenge being the Prudential Ride London where we will be raising funds for the Royal British Legion. Continue reading