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"A real community feel​"

Spirit of Christmas is a registered charity (1185011) that promotes education, family and community interaction through the 3 projects that we run.

These are:

  • Our large scale family Christmas parties have been running since 2009.  Parties are run in Carcroft, Selby and York and caters for up to 500 children plus adults.

  • Our Christmas "shop" (toy bank), where 150 local families are given invitations and come along and select and gift wrap presents for their children

  • Our Banana Box Toy Project where boxes of educational, SEN and play toys are distributed to families throughout the year. Each box contains stationary, age appropriate book, game and puzzle to promote education and family interaction.

In delivering our projects we are strive to:

  • Promote education, family and community involvement.

  • Combat poverty, through provision of resources to promote learning and development of social skills in children.

  • Provide access to family orientated events for those who might otherwise miss out.

  • Provide a safe environment at locations where we run events and operate projects from. 

  • Encourage people to talk and develop relationships via our informal settings

  • Promote volunteering opportunities for people from all backgrounds

  • Promote equality of opportunity for all, ensuring that no individual is discriminated against

Spirit of Christmas volunteers

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