Letters: A letter from Santa to support NSPCC

Santa NSPCC letter

Dear editor,

As Christmas draws ever nearer, why not get the little ones excited for the big day with a Letter from Santa?

It’s a great way to bring joy to your own family, whilst knowing you’re making a positive difference to the lives of children who may need it most this Christmas.

The letters can be tailored to your child with name, age, hobbies and a personal message to get Christmas in your household off to a magical start.

There are eight new designs to choose from including ‘Reindeer Flying Practice’, ‘Christmas Disco’ and ‘Elves are Ready to Go!’.

We know that on average at least two children in every primary school classroom have suffered some form of abuse.

You can help us be there for them and provide the necessary support at Christmas and all year round. For every Letter from Santa, we suggest a donation of £5, which goes a long way to helping children.

With £8 we can cover the cost for our volunteer counsellors to answer two calls to the NSPCC’s Childline service.

On average, a child contacts Childline every 25 seconds. It provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help. They can get in contact 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0800 1111 or childline.org.uk.

A £10 donation could help us answer two calls to the free NSPCC Helpline from adults worried about a child.

It is open every day of the year for any adult worried about a child on 0808 800 5000 or nspcc.org.uk.

Our practitioners provide advice and support, listen to concerns about a child, and offer general information about child protection.

To get creating your family’s personalised Letter from Santa, and start spreading the festive cheer, visit the NSPCC website.


Debbie Knights, NSPCC Community Fundraising Manager for Bedfordshire

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