'Give us your bras' says Soroptimist International of Warrington

Margaret Carr and Georgina Walker are urging others to bring in their bras for their charity appeal

Margaret Carr and Georgina Walker are urging others to bring in their bras for their charity appeal

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INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day heralded the start of a campaign to collect bras for a good cause.

Any unwanted underwear can be handed to Soroptimist International (SI) of Warrington as part of Oxfam’s Big Bra Hunt 2014.

The group, which is for women in the town, is calling on people to help out as the donated bras will go on sale in Oxfam’s shops or sent through the charity’s Wastesaver recycling plant to Senegal to be sold in shops run by social enterprise Frip Ethique.

SI Warrington club president Margaret Carr said: “The bra collection would benefit women in the UK and in Senegal. Those sold here would help Oxfam’s fundraising. In Senegal, the Frip Ethique project provided life-changing employment opportunities for the women involved.”


To donate bras call 07786 943712 to arrange collection or e-mail sibras@outlook.com.
 

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7:22am Wed 12 Mar 14

dannyb210 says...

bras being sent to senegal to be processed to be sold in shops....... are you having a laugh!!!

Im sure if the africans that are starving cant afford food or basic farming equipment then the last thing on thier shopping list is some grannies used bra!!!
bras being sent to senegal to be processed to be sold in shops....... are you having a laugh!!! Im sure if the africans that are starving cant afford food or basic farming equipment then the last thing on thier shopping list is some grannies used bra!!! dannyb210
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