We have donated over 80 toys and gifts for The Salvation Army Christmas present appeal.
Service Centre advisors, Nicole and Mikaela cracked out their Christmas hats and spirit to enthuse staff into donating a wide range of new gifts for children to enjoy this year.
Nicole said: “It was great to see our colleagues, family and friends wanting to help. The amount of gifts we donated this year was fantastic”. Mikaela added: “We hope the gifts are thoroughly enjoyed by those who receive them”.
Major Margaret Hardy, from Chelmsford Salvation Army said: “The Christmas message inspires us as a church to reach out to those in need, so we’re running the Christmas Present Appeal to ensure every child gets a present. We are really grateful for the donation we have received from CHP. Their generosity means many children will wake up to a gift this Christmas”.
The Christmas Present Appeal invites people to drop a new unused toy for a child aged nought to 16 years old to their nearest participating Salvation Army church or centre from mid-November to early December. The Salvation Army then sorts and distributes the toys to children and families in the local area through The Salvation Army’s own networks, local groups and social services.