At Home-Start Wessex, we’re always so grateful for any and all donations we receive. The local community is always wonderful, especially this time of year, helping us make Christmas extra special for our families.

We’d like to thank the following for their generosity.

  • Dennis, Community Champion from ASDA Castlepoint with snacks for the family Christmas party
  • Nicky Pelling, Community Champion from ASDA Bournemouth with snacks for the family Christmas party
  • Waitrose Christchurch with £1000 as part of their Community Matters Scheme in line with their focus on the theme Connections at Christmas.  This kind donation was to help support our family Christmas party and the mulled wine and mince pie events for our volunteers
  • Robert and Christine Maguire from Lions Club of Poole with selection boxes for the family Christmas party
  • Strategic Solutions with a box of toys and gift vouchers for our families
  • Waitrose Winton with £500 as part of their Give A Little Love Scheme for our Christmas events as well as 50 chocolate coins for our Santa Sacks
  • Waitrose Poundbury with toys for our Santa Sacks
  • Donna Lemon, Kinson Tesco (Kinson in the Community) for collecting toys on our behalf for our families
  • David North, Community and International Group Chairman from Bournemouth North Notary Club with biscuits

We’d also like to extend a thank you to everyone who supported the Home-Start Toy Tombola at the Kinson Christmas Fair last Saturday.