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£145raised of £500 target by 10 supporters

Weʼre raising £500 to fund a community christmas meal and presents.

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This christmas there will be families that cannot afford to have a meal together, children that have no presents to open.

This christmas I want to give something back, and make a small difference to someones day.

My husband is a chef by trade, my children are old enough to understand some of the cruel realities of the world and together we are going to cook christmas dinner for families less fortunate than ourselves.

Our aim is to provide a christmas dinner to 50 people, made up of families that would otherwise struggle to have a cooked meal and presents this christmas. We will provide a 2 course meal consisting of a cooked dinner with meat, potatoes, vegetables, yorkshire pudding and gravy, followed by a pudding such as apple pie and custard.

We are also starting to prepare xmas eve boxes for all the children which will contain some nice treats, new pyjamas, a book, a hair brush, toothbrush and tooth paste, a mug and hot chocolate. Where possible we will also buy a christmas present that parents can take away and give to their child on Christmas day.

We as a family of 5 can only do so much and this is where you all come in. Every little helps, every £ raised will go to this cause. Please help us make this possible. We will also collect donations of presents in person or via post.

We have lowered our target as we have now secured donations for all the food. This means that every penny raised will go towards gifts and practical items for the families.

Many thanks to New Dimensions Church for being so accommodating and giving us use of the venue free of charge. Thanks also go to Newport City Homes for their involvement in making this possible. Thanks to all the volunteers that are working tirelessly behind the scenes in the run up to this event and of course to all the volunteers for giving up their time to help on the day.

Finally, Thank You and Merry Christmas.

Lau x

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  • Laura Martin11 days ago
    Laura Martin

    Laura Martin

    11 days ago

    I'm so thankful to everyone who has donated so far. We have hit the 20% mark already. Excellent progress.. thank you all xxx

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Page last updated on: 11/13/2018 8:20 AM

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10

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 13, 2018

  • Alison Aderyn

    Alison Aderyn

    Nov 13, 2018

    Amazing effort and idea.

    £10.00

  • Brede Grant

    Brede Grant

    Nov 3, 2018

    Fab thing to do xx

    £20.00

  • Rach' Pedersen

    Rach' Pedersen

    Oct 31, 2018

    Amazing goal hun fully support you <3

  • Laura Reed

    Laura Reed

    Oct 31, 2018

    £10.00

  • William Roberts

    William Roberts

    Oct 31, 2018

    £10.00

  • Claire Chappell

    Claire Chappell

    Oct 30, 2018

    Well done fab cause

    £10.00

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