The community of Horsham mobilizes to help Ukraine

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Neighborhood residents organized donations of money, clothing and toiletries.

In addition to individuals, businesses, charities and community groups have shown their support.

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New House Farm Shop in Old Crawley Road, Horsham, invites people to bring donations to their car park on Monday March 7 from 8.30am to 2pm.

People gathered in Crawley over the weekend to show their support for Ukraine SUS-220228-083136004

Goods needed include diapers and wet wipes, batteries, torches, candles, sanitary products, sleeping bags, face masks and hand gel.

The store says the donated goods will be taken to a Polish social club in Southampton who will transport them to the Polish-Ukrainian border.

Meanwhile, The Burger Shop in Piries Place is pledging to donate £1 from every burger purchased on Saturday March 5 to the people of Ukraine.

Another fundraiser is organized on March 11 by the mixed martial arts club Horsham. They are to organize a 24-hour “roll” with funds going to the British-Ukrainian Aid charity.

Instructor Sonny Weston and Jamie Irving will participate in the “roll” – a term used for sparring in Brazilian Jui Jitsu – which usually lasts five minutes.

The duo will ride from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Kings Arms of the Bishopric of Horsham has decided to stop selling Russian vodka – but will sell Ukrainian vodka instead.

Anyone wishing to donate money for Ukraine can do so through the British Red Cross Ukraine crisis appeal. Call 0300 023 0820 or visit redcross.org.uk/survive

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