Trinity hospice calls for volunteers with vehicle access for Christmas tree collections

Trinity hospice are calling for extra hands- and wheels- in January 2020, to help with Christmas tree collections around the Fylde coast.

Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 12:18 pm
Real Christmas trees will be collected again this year by Trinity hospice, who are now in need of volunteers. (Photo: Unsplash)

Volunteers who have access to vehicles are needed- including 7.5 tonne box vans, tipper vans, flat beds, cars with trailers and transit vans- to collect the trees on Saturday January 11 and Sunday January 12 2020.

Donations from homes using the service will provide vital funding for the hospice, with 5% of proceeds also going to Streetlife, and a further 5% to the Boathouse Youth project.

Streetlife provides essential support and shelter for young people in Blackpool, and the Boathouse Youth project provides a youth service for children and young people in the south of the resort.

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The trees are to be collected from homes around the Fylde coast and dropped off at designated points to be recycled.

The charity will be providing high-vis clothing, safety briefings, risk assessments and full route maps to all volunteers beforehand.

If you are available to help on either date, call the hospice on 01253 952561.