By handmadecraftcompany, Feb 8 2017 08:41PM
GREAT NEWS - THE HANDMADE CRAFT COMPANY IS NOW A CHARITY DROP OFF POINT FOR CHEMOGIFTBAGS
Chemogiftbags is for ladies and gents who have Breast Cancer and are undergoing chemotherapy in the Thames Valley area. Chemogiftbags offers a service of providing a Chemogiftbag that has items suitable for use before, during and after chemotherapy. All of our items are donated by members of the public or local businesses.
The Chemogiftbags are all lovingly packed by hand with the recipient in mind. The bags are then distributed to Ambassadors in different areas of the Thames Valley. If you would like to nominate someone to receive a Chemogiftbag, please contact Chemogiftbags, we then contact the Ambassador for that area and then they in turn will make contact with the nominee and arrange to meet at the hospital on their next appointment.
You can find out more information about Chemogiftbags Charity No.1168095 on their website www.chemogiftbags.org/
Items needed for the bags are as follows...
Blankets - Fleeced, crotchet or knitted. and also patchwork.
Toiletry bag - for over night stay.
Tooth brush (child's) - gums can be very sore and bleed.
Wide toothed comb
Anti bac - keep those germs away.
Cup - for when you are having chemo
Crafts that have been donated by Crafters – something to make you smile
Organic Surge - all over body wash, shampoo
Salt Of The Earth products
Tropic donations All Natural Products - any natural product free from nasty's, that have no alcohol, perfume and are paraben free (as much as we are aware)
Black nail varnish - try to keep nails
Pill box - Many patients have various amounts of tablets to take
Note book and pen - as you become forgetful (Chemo Brain)
Beanie hats/Head scarves - Keep head warm as of hair loss
Cosy fluffy slippers - Chemo can cause cracked skin. So the softer the better, grip/tread slippers for gentleness to your feet