Blythswood Care

Blythswood careBlythswood Care combines the Christian message with practical help for those in need at home and abroad. Whether through filled shoeboxes at Christmas, relief and development aid or social projects for young and old, we bring hope to thousands in Europe, Africa and Asia.

We are a Christian Charity helping people in need locally and globally, regardless of political or religious beliefs or ethnic origins.

The Perth Support Group fund raise at a local level and focus on their main activity of help co-ordinate filled Christmas Shoe Boxes.

Shoe-Box Appeal 2018

Thank you to everybody that supported last year’s appeal with 4,043 boxes sent from Perth to help the poor people in Romania. 

The Support Group started organising a local collection and Custom Checking in 2001 since then nearly 80,000 gift filled shoe boxes have been sent from Perth to Romania. 

There will be more about a limited appeal in 2018, later in the year.


Collection Lorry at McDiarmid Park, 2018

Blythswood would welcome donations of clothes, shoes, books, toys, blankets, bric a brac and small items of furniture when the collection truck comes to McDiarmid Park car park between 11.30am and 1.30pm. 

Please note soft furnishing must have a BS7177 fire label attached. 

Blythswood regret that we cannot accept prams, pushchairs, highchairs, car seats, bikes, carpets, duvets, coat hangers, gas appliances, televisions, computer monitors, exercise equipment, wall units, electrical items and video cassettes.

Knitting - Please bring only hats, scarves and gloves.

Lorry Dates:

Jul 3, Aug 7, Sep 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4.


Thanks to all the ladies that have been using their time and talents knitting hats, scarves, gloves & garments for the shoebox appeal.

Can you help?

We are always looking for volunteers to help in a hundred different ways.
If you would like to help please contact us for further discussion.

Our Contact Details

We are a congregation of the Church of Scotland, if you'd like to know more please get in touch with us.

Address: Perth North Church, Mill Street / 209 High Street, Perth, Scotland, PH1 5PB
Telephone: 01738 622298

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 10.00am - 12.00 noon

Scottish Charity No. SC013014

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