Although we weren’t able to host our usual Christmas parties this year, with a bit of creativity and help from our donors and supporters, we were still able to run a safe Christmas event for families in need.
Households came one at a time to collect bags of presents and Christmas treats, and to have their photo taken by the tree. Around 100 families received gifts including toys, books, games, bedding and other household items.
Thank you so much to all the individuals, schools, churches and other groups who donated. We are so grateful to you, and to our wonderful volunteers who helped sort, wrap and distribute hundreds of gifts! Thank you also to the Elves (aka the Morrisons Community Champions) who stood outside in the cold for 5 hours, welcoming families as they arrived, bringing lots of Christmas cheer and chocolates.