Action for Children: November 2018
For most of us, the festive season is a time of joy and family celebrations. But unfortunately, there are thousands of children in the UK right now who are facing a Christmas without food, warmth or love. Action for Children is working to change this — and they need your help.
Why should you get involved?
Their Emergency Foster Carers are trained to ensure children in care have a safe and loving home over Christmas, with spare presents wrapped for children they need to help at a moment's notice.
Some Action for Children centres are open over the holidays to support families who have nowhere else to go.
They distribute food from local food banks to make sure children don't go hungry.
Their staff call children on Christmas day to let them know someone is thinking of them.
This is why they are asking you to be a Secret Santa for a vulnerable child this Christmas to help them make a vulnerable child's Christmas safe, warm and bright. Their Santas don't have reindeer or wear big red suits. But, they're doing something very special indeed.
See how becoming a Secret Santa will make a difference to children like Lily this Christmas in this lovely animated film.
Please sign up to become a Secret Santa and donate by texting Santa1 to 70607 or visiting iamsanta.org.uk/northeast
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