Rucksacks & Handbags

15TH DECEMBER 2017, -

Community Engagement 2017-18

There are many people sleeping out on our streets, locally and nationally, so this year Bolton Sixth Form College are helping to pack as many Rucksacks and Handbags as we can with essential items.

You can either donate cash or send in any of the items listed below.

Sleeping Bags

Hats, scarves, gloves

Personal hygiene products

Toiletries: deodorant, comb, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste. Women – deodorant, brush, shampoo and personal hygiene products.

Men’s and Women’s waterproof jackets [small/medium only]

Men’s and Women’s socks and underwear [small/medium only]

Men’s and Women’s short and long-sleeved t shirts [small/medium only]

Collection Day Event Friday 15th December 2017



In support of our Rucksacks And Handbags  Autumn/Winter Campaign, Literacy Matters Bolton Sixth Form College is running a Christmas Creative Writing competition: 

All you have to do is write a 50 word story on the theme of Homelessness. 

Submit as many entries as you can muster to Sharon Wilkie-Jones  –  – closing date 14th December 2017
Best entries will be published in SHARE3. 


Co-founded by Sharon Wilkie-Jones & Jake Kirkman