Starter Packs

header750pixelsSince 1998, Starter Packs Glasgow, based in Govan, has provided basic essentials to homeless people who are moving into a new home. Founded with assistance from Scottish Churches Housing Action, Starter Packs Glasgow is an ecumenical organisation, which relies greatly on support from churches and individuals who can donate household items such as bedding, crockery, furniture, towels, pots & pans, children’s toys – indeed anything that can make a house a home.

The organisation aims to relieve poverty, stress and hardship by helping people to secure and maintain tenancy of their own home. Last year alone, over 600 families in Glasgow were assisted in this way. As well as the practical help Starter Packs can give, the organisation can offer a sense of community support and hope that is priceless.

Netherlee Church co-ordinates the collection and delivery of items for Starter Packs, and has done so for several years. If you have any suitable items for donation, see lists below, please leave them in the Church’s Welcome Hall, marked ‘Starter Packs’, or contact Margaret Fleck via the Church Office.

For more information about the charity please head to their website, click here, also you can follow them on Facebook  or on Twitter.


Pot Pack
Utility Pack

Pot – brand new
Washing up liquid – unused

Frying pan – brand new
Antibacterial spray – unused

4x mugs
Tin opener

4x glass tumblers
16pc cutlery set

4x dinner plates

4x side plates

4x bowls

Oven proof dish
3x kitchen utensils

Storage container
Toilet paper

Kitchen roll

Bedding Pack

Duvet – brand new in packaging

Duvert cover


Pillow case

Bath towel

Hand towel

The items above are the basic packs that they provide, however feel free to add in extras such as – shower gel, shampoo, dish drainers, cutlery seperaters, bins, brush & shovel, place mats, salt & pepper shaker.

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