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We are proud to support the Soap For Society drive.
Not only have we collected lots of products we are you local drop off point.
“Clean hair, skin and teeth are a right, not a privilege. Personal hygiene – while not a matter of life and death – is crucial for our dignity, self-respect, personal pride and mental health” - Sali Hughes
How to help? You can drop off beauty products to us!
💓Minis and products from planes and hotels are perfect. These are light and easy to transport for those who are homeless.
💓Thinks basics - shower gel, razors, shower products, facial wipes, deodorant and other essentials you can’t imagine living without.
💓Products must be unopened for health and safety reasons.
💓We can’t take nail-polish, perfume or remover because these are solvents.
Inspired by the 2018 movement started by UK beauty writer Sali Hughes and PR specialist Jo Jones, Wellington blogger and author of The Residents Lucy Revill was inspired to begin a drive to help New Zealand families in need. You can read more about the UK movement here.
Soap For Society has partnered with Wellington City Mission for its inaugural toiletries drive.
For 10 Days between 23 July - 30 July, we will be collecting beauty and toiletries products from the Wellington Community to help men, women and children in need. Find out how to donate products.
Our goal is to collect enough products for 1000 families, and raise $1000 for Wellington City Mission, in just 10 days. Find out how to donate much needed $$$.
You can also donate by popping in to our fundraising 'Lunch With Lucy' on 28 July at Grand Mercure Wellington, 345 The Terrace, between 12 noon - 2:30 pm. Come to the event with us.
These products will be distributed by the Wellington City Mission in a variety of ways to help people in need, including:
Tutorials, new product releases and sales and there may even be a small treat for you x