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donations of used clothing

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donations of used clothing

Would a gift of gently used clothing be appreciated by cleaning staff at Sandals?

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1. Re: donations of used clothing

Probably not. They would be too afraid they would be accused of stealing it from a guests room. Besides, you really have extra room in your suitcase? wow, I'm impressed. While you are down there you should check out what the Sandals foundation is doing locally and maybe donate. They are really a fantastic organization.

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2. Re: donations of used clothing

I disagree. We brought about 20 Spartan polo shirts down with us plus some really cute, hardly worn bathing suits that my daughter outgrew. We gave our evening cleaning lady the suits and a couple of shirts. She was ecstatic! She came by a few days later with a little St. Lucia souvenir that really touched me. She was lovely. We also gave shirts to the Playmakers, and a few others since they aren't allowed tips and they loved them! My hubby is a football coach and these were shirts he had worn for games etc but can't wear anymore because the team color has changed to a darker shade of green.

If you leave them behind you just need to leave a note for them that it is a gift if you don't give it to them directly. And the extra room these took up in our suitcase gave us enough room for the stuff that we brought back (we were allowed 4 free bags so no problem).

I do agree though with pjes that the Sandals foundation seems like a worthwhile cause. They did tie dye t-shirts by the pool on Friday and announced that the proceeds go to the foundation. I asked if 100% went to the foundation and also if 100% of the foundation $$ goes to homeless, kids in need, etc. and they said yes so we got 3 shirts. They came out really great and there were LOTS of people doing it! Only $12 for the shirts too!

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3. Re: donations of used clothing

there is a charity shop run by ex-pats in vieux fort. all donations of adult or childrens' clothing accepted. the charity is raising funds to help abandoned or abused children.

for further details, contact christine at villa wellness, or the people at the reef beach bar.


Edited: 12 March 2012, 19:21
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