A HIGHBRIDGE family has pulled together to make 150 care packages to give to homeless people across Somerset after being inspired by a local barber.

Dani Hughes, 27, started putting together care packages after hearing about Highbridge barber Lee Theobold cutting the hair of homeless people for free in Glastonbury.

" I heard Lee's interview and realised how lucky I am to have a roof over my head and simple hygiene products," Dani said.

"I was collecting bored games and craft items for the after school club at the school I work with and while talking to the lady who I was collecting from about how homeless women must feel she offered me a whole crate of sanitary products."

Dani and her daughters Eliya-Mai Hughes, 8, and Skye Clayton, 10, packaged up the sanitary products and posted an image of the parcels on social media in the hope that more people would donate items.

"People were offering donations of other hygiene products and warm clothing so it grew from there," Dani said,

"I was also donated some dog biscuits to make treat bags."

The trio packaged up the donations and handed over 100 feminine hygiene packs, 25 hygiene packs and 25 dog treat bags along with winter clothes to Lee so he can distribute them to homeless people in Glastonbury.

“I am trying to teach my girls that we are lucky to have what we do and that giving simple items we all take for granted," Dani said.

“It gives you such a good feeling when you see people receive it and you see their faces.

"We have also collected and donated a whole load of books for the Costa Foundation at Saunders Garden Centre."