One of the major obstacles to getting everyone into the Great Outdoors, especially younger people is the cost of the equipment to the individual taking part and when it comes to children, they always tend to grow, just as they have got something new to wear.
There are many people and families who simply cannot afford to kit out their children to take part in great adventurous life changing experiences.
At Let's Get Out, we are a Community Interest Company who's aim is to engage as many people as possible with the Great Outdoors and all the benefits that come with it, such as mental wellbeing, social skills and team work to name a few.
So how can we help address this issue?
Well, we have come up with the idea of allowing people to donate any unwanted outdoor clothing or outdoor equipment to us to be used by others that may need it.
What are we looking for? Things such as, Walking boots, waterproofs, fleeces, walking socks, jackets, headwear, base layers and any other type of outdoor clothing, particularly for ages 6-16 years old. NO UNDERWEAR THOUGH PLEASE.
We can also use any other types of outdoor equipment such as tents, shelters, sleeping bags, sleeping mats and possibly anything else you might think useful.
This will be a great way of giving you old kit a new lease of life and saving it from going to landfill too soon.
We will need all kit to be in good condition (we may be able to deal with some minor faults) and cleaned for hygiene reasons and ready for storage. If your equipment is not suitable for our needs, please understand if we cannot take it off your hands.
Thank you so much.
Please feel free to email us if you have any questions about donating equipment to us, thanks.
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