CHRISTMAS HAMPERS – LOVE LAGAN VALLEY28th Oct 2018 | 10:30 am - 2nd Dec 2018
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.
Find out how you can give to MACS HERE