Auchtertool care home joins effort to support the people of Ukraine fleeing war

Staff and residents at Camilla House in Auchtertool have pitched in to organise a collection of vital supplies for refugees seeking safety from the Russian invasion in Ukraine.

By Darren Gibb
Thursday, 24th March 2022, 11:26 am

When My Home Tools LTD, a local hardware and DIY shop in Kirkcaldy, put out the call for donations on social media, the home’s community answered with vigour.

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Staff and residents gathered in the dining room to sort through items such as feeding bottles, sanitary towels, warm clothing and blankets, before making a trip to the local high street to hand in bags and boxes of donations together.

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Residents, Wilma Laing, Alison Brown, and Myra Brown, helping to box items for Ukrainian refugees.

Natalia Murphy, lifestyle coordinator at Camilla House said: “Seeing the headlines about all the awful things going on there, I knew we had to do something when I saw the shop’s appeal online.

"We collected so many items and I couldn’t be prouder. It was moving to watch come together and pack the items. We hope it goes some way to helping people who have lost everything.”

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