We have limited stock of the ethanol 96%, glycerol 98% and hydrogen peroxide 3% needed and a limited stock of bottles. The 137 Distillery are providing labour elements for production on a voluntary basis so there will be no costs taken from this.
The aim is to provide local services free of charge. Any remaining would be offered to the community at cost, and any funds raised will be used to buy materials for continued production of this product or in the case that national hand-sanitizer production catches up with demand, all of the additional funds will be split donated to charity.
With hand-sanitizer now in short supply for local emergency services, care-homes, GPs/hospitals, and other vital services, the 137 Distillery are now producing WHO-approved hand-sanitizer for the local community.
We're so very proud to say we’ve now distributed our first batch within the community.
From the Fairclose Centre meals on wheel service, Adult Social Care at West Berkshire Council and care homes like Walnut Close in Thatcham and Willows Edge and Birchwood in Newbury. News is travelling fast so we’re building a database to manage the requests.
If you are in a position to assist us with covering the costs of materials for the ongoing production, please head over to our donations page. Quite honestly, we have been blown away by the local support and generosity we have received so far.
Stay safe and a big thank you to all of you!
BOOM 💥 💥 💥 The cat is well and truly out of the bag!Yes it’s true Ross Kemp TV came to visit us, and yes we are on national TV as part of the soon to air BBC Show Britain’s Volunteer Army, for our efforts in the local community to provide hand sanitizer free of charge to any frontline charitable service in need.It’s been an emotional week all round, but this fills us with so much joy and contentment, that here in this little UK market town of Newbury and beyond we are making a real difference.Thank you so much to Curve Media for approaching us to film. Thanks to Ross for being so patient and kind in listening to our story. And thanks to all of those helping behind the scenes, without whom none of this would be possible.We aren’t stopping here - our next batch is being prepared this week so if you are in need, or you’d like to contribute to those in the community that are - please head over to http://126.96.36.199/covid19/As Pete said in the video - he’ll keep doing this for as long as it’s needed - so please give generously to enable him to do so.Oh, and did anyone hear Ross saying the gin tastes really good?!?! 😉 head online - we’re still open for online orders! Watch this space to find out when the full documentary airs in May 😊🙌💪🕺 #gin #ginstagram #gindistillery #newbury #handsanitizer #covid #covid_19 #covid19 #rosskemp #137gin #lumbersbartholomewgin #visitnewbury #washyourhands #stayhome #staysafe The NewburyPosted by 137 Gin on Tuesday, 28 April 2020