For 1000's of families throughout London and Essex the festive period bring stress, worry and desperation instead of excitement, joy and magic.
Many children will not receive anything from Santa this year as they are living in poverty. Therefore we provide shoe boxes full of treats and delivery them to straight to the families who need it the most. Every year the numbers of children in our hostels grow, as a because of this we are always in need of the donations from our community to fulfil this Christmas miracle.
Due to Covid-19, this year we are only able to accept presents that are new with tags/ in original packaging. This way we can minimize the risk of transferring the infection.
We are in need of;
If you have other items you wish to donate please let us know.
Each year different shops in the community open their doors to take in donations, unfortunately this is not the case for 2020 as many shops are still closed or on a restricted basis. Therefore all items need to be delivered to our main address in Romford no later than 20th November 2020
If you are self isolating or do not wish to go shopping in the high street there are a few ways you can still support us for this appeal.
1 - Online shopping delivered to our Hub
2 - Financial donation so we can purchase items required
3 - Share our Social media posts, this is FREE and Easy and will help us reach as many people as we can. Contact the team to find out if there is a site close to you.
You can also donate funds for this appeal via our Go Fund Me Page.