Emma said: “There is a direct link between the donations people are giving and us being able to continue hospice care throughout Gwent and South Wales.”

Donations of clothes, bric-a-brac, books, household items and other goods can be taken to St David’s Hospice Care’s central depot at Cwmbran at or alternatively, to your local shop.

For information on how to donate materials to shops, call 01633 8678138. The address of the depot in Torfaen is Unit 1, Block 1, Withey Court, Ty Coch Way, Cwmbran, NP44 7EZ.