The Christmas Gift

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Can you help people in need this Christmas?

The seven Community Partnerships are working with some of the Borough’s voluntary organisations to make up gift hampers for those less fortunate this festive season.

They are calling for donations which will be packaged into Christmas parcels and delivered to those in need.


Suitable donations

Food: Tinned vegetables including potatoes, carrots, sweet corn, peas, carrots, tinned ham and salmon, pickles, crisps, Christmas cake, Christmas pudding, sponge puddings, trifles, tinned custard, mince pies, hot chocolate, marshmallows, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, gravy granules, crackers.

Household items and Toiletries for Men and Women: Shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, shower gels, handwash, shaving equipment, washing up liquid, cleaning wipes, washing powder, toilet roll, Sizes 5 +6 nappies.

Luxury Items: Box of crackers, selection boxes, box of chocolates, box of biscuits, advent calendar, Christmas goodies, smellies, hats, scarves, gloves and socks, new underwear, toys for all ages.


Drop-off Locations

Donations can be given up to the 12 December at the following locations:

St Michaels church, Norton - Monday and Friday 12.30 - 2.30

Hebron Church, Stockton - Wednesday and Friday 10 - 1

St Andrews Church, Stockton – Wednesday 11 - 2

Foundation House, Alma Street, Stockton - Monday to Friday 10 – 4

Billingham Foodbank - Monday to Thursday 9 - 1

Shaw Trust, 196a Bishopton Road, Stockton - Monday to Friday 9 - 3

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Appleton Road, Stockton - Monday to Friday 9.30 - 2.30

Yarm Library, 41 High Street, Yarm - Monday and Wednesday 10 - 5, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 - 7, Saturday 10 - 12.30

Cinnamon Bay Interiors, 44 High Street (above Strickland and Holt), Yarm - Monday to Saturday 9.30 - 5

Fountains Shopping Arcade, Stockton - Monday to Saturday 10 - 4 

Head of Steam, Norton

Revive, Norton

Co-op, Norton - Monday to Saturday 7 - 10, Sunday 10 - 4

Sonia’s cards, Norton - Monday to Saturday 9 - 5

Beauty by Juliet, Norton - Wednesday 9 - 5, Thursday and Friday 11 - 7, Saturday 10 - 3

House of Ford, Norton - Tuesday 9.30 - 2.30, Wednesday 9.30 - 4.30, Thursday and Friday 9.30 - 8, Saturday 9.30 - 4.

We're always trying to add extra locations. Please follow your local Community Partnership on Facebook for the latest updates.


The Christmas Gift GoFundMe

If you would rather donate money, you can do so via our GoFundMe page. The money will be spent on buying food and toiletries for the Christmas hampers.

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