68 days ago

HALSWELL GIVING TREE

Kate Cleverly from Halswell Community Project

Halswell Community Hub is once again collecting gifts for Project Esther and the Open Home Foundation.

We are looking for donations of gifts and goodies for children aged 0 - 18 and their parents/caregivers.

New (or as new) books, toys, hamper items, vouchers, movie tickets, pamper packs or anything else you think might bless a family this Christmas.

You can drop your donations (unwrapped please) under the Christmas Tree at the Hub between 9 and 2pm Monday - Thursday.

Last date for donations is Thursday 5th December

Contact Kate or Keri at the Hub for more information :-)
0204 127 6083 027 370 0344

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