A DONATION drop off point has been set up in Touchwood to help war torn Ukraine.
The shopping centre’s Shopmobility team have been working with Ukrainian nationals in Coventry and Warwickshire Humanitarian Aid and Medical Collection initiative to get supplies delivered to people caught in the conflict.
Toiletries and medical supplies can be dropped off at the Orange Welcome Hall.
Getting the collection off to a flying start was Hall Green Tennis Club which filled a Land Rover Defender with medical supplies and toiletries.
As well as the collection, the local club also held an eight-hour charity tennis tournament for all ages and abilities, raising over £1,350. Supporters enjoyed a charity cake sale and tombola, with prizes including signed memorabilia from Hall Green tennis player Dan Evans.
Alex Knott, coach at Hall Green Tennis Club, said: “I couldn’t have done this without the parents and members of Hall Green Tennis Club and key members of the local community – and of course Dan Evans and his family.
“I hope this inspires other people in the community to reach out and help those who need it.”
Tony Elvin, general manager at Touchwood, said: “We are thrilled to be able to do our bit and provide an easily accessible collection point for the local community to donate medical and humanitarian aid items to. The response so far has been fantastic, and we are ready to receive more donations.”
For more on how to donate visit www.touchwoodsolihull.co.uk.