Weʼve raised £670 to donate essential living items and Christmas gifts to vunerable children, families and individuals in living in Wellingborough, Northants.
- Wellingborough, United Kingdom
- Local community
- Time left
- Funded on Saturday, 10th December 2016
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I’m Curtis Thompson, a youth leader in community church based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
I am asking for your help to raise funds for an important cause this Christmas.
Christmas is a time when gift lists are made and we prepare to generously shop and give. In the "Christmas Story" we hear the story of Mary & Joseph and baby Jesus displaced from their home; living in a stable, in need of some of life's basic essentials.
Wellingborough is a growing town in Northamptonshire. Across the town, there are many individuals and families who remain in urgent and desperate need of support from local food-banks, children’s centres, care homes and support groups.
Eternity Youth Group want to help by donating gifts and basic essentials to those who are forecasting a gloomy Christmas.
Parcels Of Joy will range from books, toys, winter essentials (gloves, hats), personal care and home essentials.
We will donated to local organisations that work at the heart of our community such as:
* Daylight Centre Fellowship (foodbank and homeless support)
* Action for Children (Children Support)
* Safer, Stronger Neighbourhood Partnership (Community/Family Support)
* Kenroyal Nursing Home (Elderly Support)
CAN YOU HELP... by donating to our project?
Your small donations will help...
Large donations will go far....
Very large donations will be amazing......!!!
Once we hit our target of £1250 all extra funds will go to the Daylight Centre and Home Start Wellingborough.
Please also help by forwarding this link on Facebook, WhatApp and Twitter!
Thank you and Merry Christmas!
Curtis Thompson5 months ago
Hello Everyone. Thank for the recent donations... here is a short video update https://youtu.be/wZHmU2n2xKI We are thrilled to have had support from Northampton Saints/Travis Perkins with a donation of toys that is easily over £200!!! We are able to reach more and more families because of YOUR help... Thank you and Merry Christmas Curtis
- Tanya Maynard
- Janet Murray-coke
- Annemarie Bailey
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Dec 9, 2016
Well done Curtis and family on your project. I am sure you have brought smiles to many faces. Best wishes and Merry Christmas from The Change Gear Team.
Dec 8, 2016
One more Donation for you!
Dec 7, 2016
Good thoughts for a great cause Curtis!
Dec 6, 2016
This is for a good cause
Dec 5, 2016
Dec 4, 2016
Proud of you Curtis, continue with the good work!
Dec 2, 2016
This is such a lovely idea! Good luck!
About the fundraiser
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Husband, Business Owner, Dad of 4 & Youth Worker who lives in Northamptonshire & works in the City of London. Passionate about enabling young people to have the best start in life, working in the community with my local church, giving careers advice & fundraising for good causes.
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