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Charities launch Christmas appeals in Keighley
8:00am Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
Two charities have announced their Christmas appeals in Keighley.
Samaritan’s Purse is again urging people to fill shoeboxes with gifts to be sent to needy children.
And Support Our Soldiers (SOS) is distributing parcels to troops serving in Afghanistan and other parts of the world.
Judith Powell, area co-ordinator for Samaritan’s Purse, said: “As international aid continues to be impacted by the global economic crisis, now more than ever the most vulnerable children around the world desperately need to know someone cares for them.”
For more details, visit operationchristmaschild.org.uk.
SOS is seeking items such as chocolate, sweets, biscuits, crisps, nuts, chewing gum, coffee, toiletries, stationery and festive goodies.
Contact (01274) 674176, or visit supportoursoldiers.co.uk for more information.