Helping Victims Of Domestic Violence

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 Christmas Appeal


HVDV Collection points 2020

These collection points are only for the hvdv christmas appeal 2020.

any other donation please contact or call 01249 812999

Due to the coronavirus pandemic this year to keep everyone safe

The public, drop off points, HVDV Volunteers and the individuals and families receiving these gifts

please can all gift bags and shoe boxes have only new items in and the following question below followed for everyone's safety in these times due to Covid 19 pandemic. 

Please do not attent any of the drop of point if any of the question below are a Yes.

  1. Have you or anyone one in your household had a temperature in the last 14 days? 
  2. Have you or anyone in your household had a Continuous Cough in the last 14 days ?
  3. Have you or anyone in your household loss or change their sense of smell or taste in the last 14 days?
  4. Has anyone in your household been in contact with someone with Coronavirus or Coronavirus Symptoms in the last 14 day ?

HVDV Christmas Appeal closing date is Friday 27th of November 2020 at 4pm

Donating a shoe box or gift bag this Christmas is a wonderful gift to give and bring smiles back to the faces of these families.

Shoe boxes and gift bag needed.

Pre School  2-4 years Boy/Girl

Primary Ks1 5-8 years Boy/ Girl

Primary Ks2 9-11 years Boy/Girl

Secondary 12-16 years Male/Female

Women's (Mum's)

Men's (Dad's)

When putting together shoe boxes and gift bag together please can you make sure those items are age and stage appropriate for child you are wishing your shoe box / gift bag to be donated to.

HVDV Christmas Appeal 2020 Ideas of items you could put in your gift bag or a

 single gift.


Dolls, teddies, toy trucks and cars, skipping rope, small puzzles and games, dressing up, role play items etc.

Art and craft.

Art and craft sets, painting sets, Pens, pencils, coloured pencils, felt pens or crayon, stamping set with ink pads, notebooks & paper, calculators, colouring & picture books etc.

Hygiene Items

Tooth brushes, Toothpaste, Soaps, Bubble bath, Shower gels, Shampoo and Conditioner, Bath fizzer, Flannels, Brushes, Combs and hair accessories etc.

Other gift items.

Hats, gloves, scarf, socks, Jewellery, nail polishes, cosmetics, cups, book, candles and wrapped sweets and chocolate, manicure sets Etc...

There may be items you think of which we have not have listed if so if you’re unsure please email.

Items we are unable to take due to allergies are sweets that contain nuts, balloons and loom bands.

Please make sure all toys are age appropriate for child which you are gifting gift to and that toys and games are with CE label.

Thank you for all for your kind support and thought that goes into making your gift bags and gifts which will restore their faith in mankind and make them feel they are not alone this Christmas and that people do care. Bring a smile to families who have fled Domestic Abuse.

Christmas Appeal Drop of Points For 2020


Waste not want not

 303  Hungerdown lane



SN14 0JJ​

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 
9.30am to 4pm
9.30am to 3pm
1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday Monthly 
9.30am to 2pm



Calne Town Council

Bank House

The Strand



SN11 0EN

collection point on Tuesday and Thursday only. 9.30 am till 2 pm


HVDV New Beginning shop 

22 High Street 


SN11 0BS

Monday ,Wednesday and Friday 10am til 4pm

And every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month in October and November 2020



Kennet Furniture Refurbiz (kfr)

Unit 6B (5),

Hopton Park Industrial Estate,

London Road,


SN10 2EU

01380 720722

Opening Times:

Mon -Thursday   9am - 4:30pm

Friday  9am - 4pm

Saturday 9.30 am - 1 pm



Trowbridge Town Hall

Civic Centre

St Stephens Place



BA14 8AH

(01225) 765072

Monday ,Tuesday , Thursday and Friday 8am - 12.30  then 1pm - 4pm

closed at lunch 12.30pm til 1pm on weekdays

Closed Wednesday and weekend




Stove Hunters

The French Barn,

Harepath Farm,



Monday,Tuesday,Thursday and  Friday 10am-4pm.

Please call  01672 810317 to make sure they are not out on delivery

Closed Wednesday and Weekends