Charity asks men to get their kit off

As Europe if gripped by football fever, men are being asked to '˜get their kit off' for charity.

Thursday, 30th June 2016, 4:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th June 2016, 5:07 pm
Rainbows Hospice clothing appeal

A shortage of menswear in its shops has prompted Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People to call for men to donate their unwanted clothes.

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Retail sales directly benefit the hospice, which currently cares for 369 children and young people with life-limiting or terminal illnesses as well as supporting 341 bereaved families and 677 siblings. Selling clothes worth £5 could supply oxygen for a child who requires specialist breathing equipment for a day, £20 could help to fund a music therapy session and £25 could help fund the cost of one week’s play materials.

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