Glasgow's leading charity for the elderly is calling for donations as they start a self-isolation service for vulnerable people in the city. 

Glasgow's Golden Generation announced today they will close three day care centres due to the Coronavirus outbreak. 

However, they have also launched a new drop-off service for those "in need of essential supplies". 

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Staff will deliver perishable items like milk and bread on a daily basis. 

They said: "With the ever-changing situation occuring with the Coronavirus outbreak, we have made the vital decision to put some short temrm measures in places for each service with our 3 day care centres to be closed after today until further notice."

The charity asked for donations of non-perishable items like sealed packets, tins, cans and bottles as well as toiletries, toilet roll, hand sanisiter and anti-bacterial wipes. 

They have also asked for DVD's, magazines and puzzles. 

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Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow for the past 70+ years.

The charity runs three Day Care Centres, which focus on reducing social isolation through communal meals and activities each day of the week.

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus are at 171 in Scotland, with 44 cases in Greater Glasgow. 

To donate, drop any items off at any day care centres between 9-4pm. For extra information please call 0141 221 9924.