The first Christmas in a foodbank hamper

Over 80,000 children heard the good news

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Thanks to you, our Christmas campaign was a real success. Your generous gifts helped thousands of children to hear the real meaning of Chirstmas, perhaps for the first time

We've put together this short video to keep you updated and to say thank you...

Your generous gifts have helped thousands of children to hear the real meaning of Christmas!

We're pleased to let you know that over 80,000 copies of The First Christmas were sent out, destined for local foodbanks, children’s hospitals (including Great Ormond Street) and churches. It's a real joy to know that they will now have been received by many children who may not otherwise have given any thought to what Christmas is really all about.

Thank you for making that possible!

It is especially heartwarming to know that, thanks to your donations, many children experiencing hard times will have received this wonderful gift of hope. 

"Thank you for the books. We are looking forward to sharing the message of the birth of Jesus with children in hospital over the Christmas season.’" A hospital chaplain

Many churches also joined with us, giving The First Christmas as a gift at their Christmas outreach events. If you church was one of those, thank you for catching the vision. It's been brilliant to read about all the creative ways in which you've been reaching out to the children in your community... Christmas fairs, Walking Nativities and presentations in schools to name just a few. 

Thank you so much for all your support and prayers. Your generosity is ensuring the good news of Jesus is shared with the next generation.

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