YCC are so proud to have supported 781 children, across 263 families, from Kirklees this Christmas during our 2022 Gift Appeal.
We asked families living in Kirklees who were at risk of not being able to provide their children with a gift on Christmas Day to contact us and the response was overwhelming. 2022 was a particularly hard year due to the Cost-of-Living Crisis and for those already worried about Christmas, it was an even more stressful time of year.
We appealed to members of the public and businesses who donated 100s of brand-new toys and gifts for children aged between 0 – 18 years.
We were supported by an amazing number of local businesses including Fintel, Trust Ford, Arnold Clark, Turntable Vinyl Café, Barnardo’s, Tesco, Card Factory, Body Evolution, Kirklees Foster Carers Network, Linthwaite Clough Early Years Unit and members of the public through our Secret Santa campaign alongside JCI Secret Santa.
Without the support from these companies and members of the public we would not have been able to support so many families and children.
Lynne Haigh, Fundraising and Communications Coordinator at YCC, who helped coordinate the Gift Appeal said “It has been overwhelming to receive so much support from companies and members of the public who have wanted to help YCC. We were expecting to help around 500 children and surpassed this, reaching almost 800. It was such a heart-warming campaign to be involved in and I can’t wait to do it again, bigger and better, in 2023!”
If you would like to support YCC in any way, then please contact [email protected] and find out how you or your organisation could get involved to Improve Lives and Inspire Change.