At times like this, stories of people generosity and kindness really do stand out. More and more of us are coming together to join the fight against COVID-19.
But when Wiltshire Police made a plea to the public for hand-sanitiser and gloves, even they did not expect the massive response which they got.
On Tuesday (24/03), Wiltshire Police put out a plea via Twitter for any hand sanitiser and protective gloves people might have spare.
They had not run out – but they were conscious that they were getting low on stocks.
By Wednesday (25/03), Wiltshire Police had received dozens of messages from individual people and businesses wanting to donate gel and gloves.
This included the head of Dauntsey’s School, West Lavington, kindly dropping off 32 litres of gel in dispensing bags for their officers to use.
Mark Lascelles said:
“We saw the appeal and just wanted to help.