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Making Christmas Special

Making Christmas Special - montage image 2017

Do you want to help make someone's Christmas special?

Our Volunteers Service is once again joining forces with Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust to encourage local people to donate presents for our older patients and premature babies who will be too ill to leave hospital this Christmas.

Following the success of this campaign in previous years, we want you to help us make Christmas Day special again this year. 

How to donate

It's really simple! Just print off a gift tag for the campaign you wish to support (links below), before attaching it to a small gift bag filled with goodies! You don't need to spend a lot of money to make someone smile - we suggest items add up to no more than £10.

For both campaigns we have listed a few recommended items, plus items we are unable to accept.  We would appreciate it if these lists could be followed as it helps our Volunteers when they check and distribute the gifts.

Where to donate

You can take your gift bag to the main receptions at one of our three hospitals - Glenfield, the General and Royal Infirmary - and any of the Age UK shops, resource centres and offices across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will accept gifts for our elderly patients.

Last donations accepted in the three main hospital receptions and the AGE UK shops and resource centres on Thursday 14 December 2017. 

From everybody involved, THANK YOU.