|This Christmas William H Painter are appealing to the local community’s Christmas spirit and ask for donations of toys, books, games, arts and craft materials and selection boxes, to be donated directly for the benefit of young people aged 5-16 across these local homes, Braymoor House, Charles House, Warwick House, Lyndon House, S.P.O.C.C and Acorns Hospice
A big thank you to all those who made donations from the local community and to all the team of William H. Painter who really got behind the cause and worked hard to get the donations delivered to the following recipients;
22nd December- Sharon Calvert the Funeral Arranger from the Dovehouse Parade branch in Solihull and Community Business Coordinator Gemma Freeman delivered toys to Charles House (Disabled children and teenagers with complex needs), Warwick House ( respite care for children with learning and physical disabilities as well as some youngsters who have challenging behaviour) and Lyndon House ( Lyndon House caters for children up to the age of 16 with a learning disability and health needs)
Amy Duffy the Funeral Arranger from Castle Bromwich branch and Community Business Coordinator Gemma Freeman delivered toys to- Reservoir Road Children’s Home ( caters for children up to the age of 18 with a learning disability and health needs) Extra toys were given here to be shared out to other Birmingham City Council run homes the staff called whilst we were there. Cambourne House ( caters for children up to the age of 16 with learning disabilities or other complex health needs) Lastly we delivered to a local Children’s day nursery in Yardley – Toybox day nursery.
23rd December- Funeral Arranger Jeanette Husselbee and Community Business Coordinator Gemma Freeman delivered gifts to Braymoor Road Children’s Home (5 bedded mainstream unit catering for children and young people 12-17) Edgewood Road (provides respite nursing care for children aged five to 18 with chronic illness or disability)
Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Acorns Children’s Hospice.