Dorset, UK – Autism Wessex is a charity that provides services for autistic individuals as well as those who have other developmental disorders and learning disabilities.
They are urging people to donate unwanted Christmas gifts so that they can be used as raffle prizes to help raise funds for the charity.
It is reported in the Dorset Echo that Paul Reade who is the community and events organiser said:
“We are urging the local community to generously donate any unwanted items, whether it be a bottle of wine, a toiletries gift set, unwanted books, DVDs, vouchers, unwanted chocolate boxes or biscuits etc to drop them into our Christchurch or Dorchester office for our raffle collection.”
The items need to be in perfect condition and all items received will be used at events throughout the year to raise funds for the charity.
For more information visit autismwessex.org.uk
The original article in the Dorset Echo can be found here