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Saint Francis Hospice charity stores are closing

Public notice - all Saint Francis Hospice charity shops will be closed until further notice. Please check this website for further updates.

Wanstead charity shop

As the need to support social distancing increases, we've taken the decision to temporarily close our charity retail stores from this morning: 23rd March 2020.

Other Retail services that we've had to put on hold are personal collections, deliveries, and house clearances.

This decision was upsetting for all of us, but one we simply had to make. Our priority is to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

We're asking everyone to not leave donations outside our stores as this poses a serious health risk to the general public.

The closure of our stores is going to have an unprecedented effect on our bid to reach our fundraising target of £7.8m this year and ensure our Hospice stays open.

We're calling for our customers' support more than ever before:

Please hold onto your donations and deliver to our stores once they re-open or please call us to arrange a collection.

Saving your donations for us means that we can continue to care for our patients and their loved ones in the future.

Please check this site for future updates on our stores. Thank you so much for your ongoing support.