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Over 4,000 children given a very happy Christmas

13th January 2022
Over 14,000 Christmas presents distributed to children who are living in poverty.

Volunteer Driver Urgently Needed

6th December 2021
We really need a volunteer driver to help with our Christmas project.

It’s officially all about Christmas!

3rd November 2021
We're pausing the Family Basics project to make room for Christmas!


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We absolutely love to see children reading especially when it’s combined with sunshine and fresh air! Fabulous #BooksForever #Wellbeing twitter.com/saviourprimary…

It might be cold but dry and sunny enough to have a read at break time #readingismagic #readingforpleasure 📚❤️
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Wood Street Mission Retweeted

If you are struggling this week talking about it could help. We are here 24/7 to listen 💚

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13 hrs

Yet another stark reminder of the levels of #poverty right here on our doorstep. We are currently developing an outreach project for our Family Basics work, making our service more accessible to families in this area. We’ll keep you posted @paul4citymayor bit.ly/34TWhiA

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@HelenTither @LancashireTea @YorkshireTea That’s very kind of you to say, we are powered by a decent brew! Looking forward to our @LancashireTea

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Jan 18

We can see from referrals how dire the situation is. An absolute tragedy in this day and age #Poverty #ChildhoodPoverty twitter.com/jrf_uk/status/…

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Jan 18

@Wynsors_Shoes We’d love to talk to you guys about school shoes and potentially being a supplier?

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