Volunteers Evening

We have a volunteers evening being held on Thursday 28th November 2019 at the Salvation Army Hall, St Andrews square, hastings at 6.30 pm.
Please come along if you are interested in finding out more about the work of the charity and the volunteering opportunities.

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Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas is run by a group of Trustees and supported by volunteers who all local to the area. Each of us have different skills that we bring to the charity but we all have one thing in common. We are passionate about Surviving Christmas and the work it does on relieving hardship and distress to those in need of assistance.

We support those in need as referred by professional agencies through one our projects.

Hamper Project

In the week leading up to Christmas our volunteers kindly deliver food hampers. As well as this, gifts are also packaged and delivered to the homes of families and individuals who have been referred to us.

The Two Day Open Event

People are invited to join us over Christmas and Boxing Day for food and entertainment. Everyone is welcome to the event and as well as meals, we also have other services on offer such as shower facilities, hairdressing and a clothing bank.

Our Objectives

The objectives of Surviving Christmas are – to relieve in cases of need, hardship or distress persons who are resident, whether temporarily or not, in the County Borough of Hastings or the Rother District in the County of East Sussex.

Our clients really appreciate the support you offer especially at this time of year.

Referral Agency 2014, Hastings

..it felt like visiting a friends home for Christmas

Guest Christmas 2014, Hastings

I really appreciate your kindness and the items you delivered, and a gift, of a much-needed wrap to put around my shoulders. It was all very wonderful. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Hamper Recipient Christmas 2014, Bexhill

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for Surviving Christmas? Why not sign up today!