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£220raised of £200 target by 14 supporters

    Weʼve raised £220 to provide gifts for those in care without friends or family at Christmas

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    Funded on Thursday, 22nd December 2016

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    Thanks in advance for your support! Based on last year:

    £1-£5 will buy a small wrapped gift and card such as a calendar, socks or small box of chocolates

    £5-£10 will buy a medium wrapped gift and card such as a scarf, ornament or crockery

    £10+ will buy a large wrapped gift and card such as toiletries, a food hamper or fashion jewlery. Alternatively we could use this to buy a few small to medium gifts for multiple people. Based on last year, around £100 will support an entire care home.

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    in Summer 2015 my grandma's dementia became unmanageable and she had to move into a care home. Violet became friends with my grandma and spent each day becoming her best friend, as if for the first time. After a few months I noticed Violet never had visitors, she told me she had no friends or family, like many otherss in the carehome.

    Although this is incredibly sad all year round, Christmas can be very lonely time for those without loved ones. I asked friends and family if they would be happy to donate gifts for the residents without friends and family at my grandma's care home and was overwhelmed with the response! We were able to help over 70 people with no friends or family across 6 care homes in Rickmansworth, Ealing and Hatch End/Oxhey. Unfortunately this was Violet's last Christmas, but I'm glad we could make it so special for her.

    Many of the donors last year asked if they could send money so I can purchase a suitable gift on their behalf. I'll make sure to tell you what I bought and who it was donated to.

    Thank you for your support!

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    • Emily Csizmazia10 months ago
      Emily Csizmazia

      Emily Csizmazia

      10 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      A huge thank you to everyone that donated! Together we've helped 171 people without friends or family across 18 care homes!

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 17, 2016

      such a lovely idea! from Debbie (Hannah's mum!)

      £10.00

    • Hannah and Tom

      Hannah and Tom

      Dec 17, 2016

      Dear Emily, such an amazing thing you are doing! We've been so unorganised this year it shall have to just be a donation this year I'm afraid. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas :) x

    • Elizabeth Patterson

      Elizabeth Patterson

      Dec 17, 2016

      A lovely cause! Xxx

      £10.00

    • Jo Jenkins

      Jo Jenkins

      Dec 15, 2016

      A great cause xx

      £20.00

    • Rosie & Callum

      Rosie & Callum

      Dec 15, 2016

      Amazing xx

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 15, 2016

      £5.00

    • James & Lola x

      James & Lola x

      Dec 15, 2016

      This is amazing Emily - keep up the great work! x

      £50.00

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