Huge Success: Mother Christmas' donation appeal helped disadvantaged kids enjoy Christmas
Mother Christmas, Jeanette Walsh, has said a big and sincere thank you to all of her ‘Christmas Helpers’ in and around Northamptonshire who has helped make 2023’s gift appeal so successful!
Northamptonshire Children’s Trust has received a wide selection of donations consisting of gifts, food hampers, toys, toiletries, gift vouchers, soft toys and monetary donations that has helped disadvantaged families, children and teenagers enjoy the magic of Christmas.
The donated gifts have been distributed across the county to individuals working within Children and Young Peoples Services covering the areas of Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton and Wellingborough and Rushden.
Mother Christmas was also able to supply gifts to safeguarding teams, leaving care teams, special guardianship team, children in care council team, the contact centre, looked after children’s teams, five children’s homes and early help teams. All of the help and support Mother Christmas has received for the 2023 appeal allowed her to supply gifts to teams across the county!
Easter is coming up and Mother Christmas will be looking to collect Easter eggs to distribute across the county so keep an eye out to find out how you can donate!
Please see below stories from families who have received gifts from Mother Christmas in 2023 and find out how your donation helped a family enjoy Christmas:
A recent project Wicksteed’s volunteers have taken on is the return of roses to our iconic rose garden which will see a new flower bed with roses and companion plants added to the already vibrant garden.
Spread the joy of Christmas this year by helping Mother Christmas ensure all of Northamptonshire’s children have a gift to open.
Wicksteed Park’s Water Chute is the oldest ride of its kind in the UK. The Water Chute has been judged as the country’s Best Historic Ride in the 2022 UK Theme Park Awards.