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28th Oct 2018 | 10:30 am - 4th Dec 2018

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Christmas is not happy for everyone…

…but together we can help change that. Here’s a really simple way each of us can give a Christmas gift to someone struggling or alone. Local people can give to local people, through local charities in Lagan Valley. Simply choose a charity and fill a small Christmas box.

Select a great local charity from the list below and find out how to give…

Barnardo’s believes in the potential within every child and every young person! No matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

Find out more about Barnardo’s and what you can give HERE


Atlas is a local charity supporting local people through learning and development. Open to everyone and helping so many.

Find out more about Atlas in Lisburn and what you can give HERE


Relatives of prisoners can feel alone, forgotten and under extra financial pressure at Christmas. Show prisoner’s children they have not been forgotten.

Find out more about how to give toys HERE



Sure Start is an early intervention initiative for young families from new parents, right through to children at the age of 4, helping families who are in significant need through our city.

Find out more about Sure Start and what families need HERE



Via Wings is a Dromore based charity that aims to provide a caring and non-discriminatory environment for the entire community. A local charity run by local people helping to connect Dromore piece by piece.

Find out more about Via Wings and what you can give HERE


Home-Start support families struggling with post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems, bereavement and many other issues. Home-Start volunteers visit families in their home every week to give the support they need.

Find out more about what you can give to a local family HERE


Women’s Aid provide confidential support and emergency accommodation for women and children affected by domestic violence. They are in need of essential items like pyjamas, slippers and toiletries.

Find out more about Women’s Aid and how to give them essential items HERE

A gift box for someone isolated or lonely. No one should feel alone at Christmas. Your gift will help someone feel valued, seen and loved.

Find out more about how to give a gift HERE


Lisburn food bank (Trussell Trust) work with families across Lisburn who find themselves in a difficult situation, often having to choose between heating their home or feeding their family.

Find out how you can give food to the Lisburn Food Bank HERE

MACS work with children and young people (aged 11–25) who haven’t had a fair deal. They may be experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, self-harm, mental health issues, leaving care or they are generally at risk.

The valuable services provided by MACS are Supported HousingFloating SupportWellbeing Support and Participation.

Find out how you can give to MACS HERE

VOYPIC is an independent children’s charity that promotes the rights and changes the lives of children in care and care leavers. Our vision is that every child in care experiences positive relationships, stability, safety, and is empowered to transform their life.

Find out how you can give to VOYPIC HERE

You can buy someone a cooker by donating £250. The story behind this is: some people are not getting a fresh meal because they cannot afford a cooker to cook on. The Foodbank can provide them with basic food for a short period but you could change how they eat all year by buying them their cooker which helps them cook fresh food for themselves!


 Sign-Up to give HERE



Buy a pallet of one food item that the Foodbank has run short of £100 – £500.
Sign-Up to give HERE



Home Makeover Gift £100 – £500
Give a gift to turn a tired house into a home with your love this Christmas.
Sign-Up to give HERE

Compassion Donation
Would you like to give a generous donation that will go towards buying in supplies and meeting crucial needs in your local community?
Find out more & what you can give HERE


28th Oct 2018 | 10:30 am
4th Dec 2018 | 10:30 am


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