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Cofinitive Wintercomfort Christmas Campaign

Cofinitive Wintercomfort Christmas Campaign

At Cofinitive it is important for us to be a part of the pay it forward community. The festive season is all about giving so this Christmas we are running a campaign to collect donations from across Cambridge in aid of Wintercomfort. 

Wintercomfort supports men and women who are homeless or vulnerable by offering them vital welfare services and opportunities for learning and training. Their day centre is open seven days a week. They will be open throughout the festive period, including Christmas Day, providing Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. 

In the last year they have helped 742 individuals, welcoming an average of 52 people each day into their day centre. They supported 52 people back into employment, making lasting, positive changes in their lives. 

We are working with some of our clients and partners to set up drop off points in several locations around Cambridge. Clients that are involved in our Christmas Campaign are Cambridge Advisory Partners and Smithson Hill. You can of course also drop off donations at the Cofinitive office. 

Wintercomfort is in need of the following items: 

Socks Thermal Socks Pants (new please) 

Ladies knickers (new please)  

Ladies bras  




Waterproof trousers 

Waterproof jackets 

Good quality backpacks 

Good quality sleeping bags 

Roll mats 

Thermarest airbeds (that don’t need pumps) 


Nail clippers 

Shower gel 


Tooth brush + paste 

Men and Women’s Deodorant 

Men’s Razors 

Shaving Gel (not cream) 

Make up/aftershave Baby/face wipes 

Chocolate bars + sweets 

Hot chocolate sachets 

Mini flask 


Sewing kit 

Hand warmers 

Notepad and pen 

Key rings 

Supermarket vouchers 

Sim free budget mobile phones (RRP £15) 

Dog toys  

Dog food 

So whilst you’re doing your Christmas shopping, why not add a few of the above to your list and add them to the following collection points… 

Collection Points around Cambridge: 

East Cambs – Cofinitive 

(box located outside Cofinitive office) 

Suite 8, The Old Blacksmiths Yard 

Newnham Lane 



CB25 0EA 

North Cambs – Cambridge Advisory Partners 

(box located at reception) 

Regis Building 

1010 Cambourne Business Park 


CB23 6DP 

South Cambs – Smithson Hill 

(box located after first door to SmithsonHill office) 

Solopark House 

Station Road 



CB22 3HB 

Contributions can be made until noon on 20th December, and we will be delivering all donations to Wintercomfort. Thank you for supporting our campaign!