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Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Posted on - 30th January, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Cottam, Preston News, Proud Preston
Donations are left that can benefit the community

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre.

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Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and each day he visits at least twice to empty the donations.

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Residents bring food and toiletry items and fill the containers continually full of vital items.

Read more: Preston Grasshoppers donate ‘huge’ amount of food to benefit Salvation Army foodbank

Trevor and his team then sort the items and distribute them across the area to those in need.

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Trevor said: “I am utterly humbled by people’s generosity and it has really helped to bring people together as they care in a very practical way for others.”

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Proud Preston. This, and many stories like it, show how the people of Preston are making a difference. Our Proud Preston section showcases all the charitable, kind, uplifting and great things about our city and the people who live here. #ProudPreston is alive and well, and there’s much to celebrate and be proud of, despite the challenging times we all face.

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