At Saint Catherine’s we are doing everything we can to keep our patients, families, staff , volunteers and supporters safe at this difficult time.
Our key clinical services are still running, which means that patients are still being cared for in the hospice and at home.
However, in line with Government guidance and with safety paramount, we have taken the decision to reduce some face-to-face services and restrict visitors on site. Also, our hospice shops will be closed for the time being and we have postponed all of our fundraising events that were planned during the next few months.
Every decision being made is in the best interests of our patients, families, volunteers and staff.
We need your continued support and help more than ever as we continue to pay and support all our members of staff – we appreciate every donation, every message and every offer of support.

For current Government advice and help available for the extremely vulnerable, please go to www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

Saint Catherine’s shops set to begin phased reopening

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Saint Catherine’s shops set to begin phased reopening

June 29th 2020

Saint Catherine’s will begin a phased reopening of its charity shops from Wednesday July 8, with the first phase set to include Bridlington, Malton, Ramshill (Scarborough), Hunmanby and Filey.

The shops will be open from Wednesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 3.30pm (closing for 45 minutes at lunchtime), and will be able to accept donated goods during opening hours. For donations of larger items (e.g. furniture), please call either the Malton shop on (01653) 229071 or Filey on (01723) 514380. Donated items will be quarantined for 72 hours before being available for sale.

The shops have undergone changes and rigorous checks to ensure they are ‘COVID safe’ and comply with Government guidance, with social distancing measures in place and PPE provided for staff and volunteers.

Tracy Calcraft, Income and Business Services Director, said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming customers back to our shops. We have been working hard to create a safe and environment for our staff, volunteers and customers. This is now in place and we can’t wait to open our doors.

“The shops are such an important part of Saint Catherine’s and bring in over £1 million each year in much-needed funds, which go towards providing our outstanding patient care. Shopping with us is a great way to support the charity and find some bargains at the same time.”

For more details and updates about Saint Catherine’s shops, go to www.saintcatherines.org.uk/how-you-can-help-us/shops/ or find us on Facebook.

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