We’ve launched our first annual giving tree campaign for Dreamdrops, Huntingdon.
A Giving Tree is a quick and simple way for residents and businesses to spread joy and happiness in their community at Christmas, a time when those benefiting will need it most.
Huntingdonshire Children’s Charity (known locally as ‘Dreamdrops’) raises funds to provide the ‘extras’ for children who are being nursed in hospital and in the local community, their families and also the staff who care for them.
Committee member Christine Luckham, who is helping to co-ordinate the distribution of presents said that this year they are particularly concentrating on supporting families who have children with hidden disabilities (such as autism) as well as children discharged from hospital still require nursing care at home. “The families we support have had an extremely stressful time because of the Covid restrictions, as their children have been unable to understand why their routines have been so badly disrupted. Many of these children and families won’t have the same support networks or family members around them as they might normally have which in turn has caused and will cause them great anxiety and distress”
Natalie Sherman, founder of Naturally Social, says they commit to supporting local causes regularly “We know 2020 has been a tough year for everyone, in one way or another, so the idea of The Giving Tree is to make the act of giving at Christmas easy, affordable, and COVID secure. The support of the local community is needed now more than ever and any gift, no matter how big or small will make a difference to a child’s lives.”
Gifts have been itemised on an online gift list and have been purposely selected to best meet the needs of the families the charity supports.
Individuals and businesses wishing to support Dreamdrops in Huntingdon are encouraged to visit The Giving Tree online via their Amazon gift list: http://ow.ly/QWuz50C4INs by the 1st December, to make sure that all gifts can be matched and delivered in time for Christmas.
To find out more about Huntingdonshire Children’s Charity and to contact the charity directly, people should visit dreamdropschildrenscharity.org
Choose your gift today: http://ow.ly/QWuz50C4INs