Fr Christmas backing Gregson Green's festive mission to help struggling families

Gregson Green Community Centre is bringing Fr Christmas to town for a special charitable mission.

Tuesday, 17th December 2019, 11:45 am
Volunteers at Gregson Green Community Centre's SantaSleighCollection last year.

The Gregson Green’s Five Gold G’s Appeal will make its return on Friday at 5pm.

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Fr Christmas and his helpers will visit both Gregson Lane (and some surrounding streets) and Coupe Green to collect donations of tinned items, non-perishable food and hygiene/cleaning products. The Santa Sleigh Collection will support Home-Start Central Lancashire, a charity that assists families experiencing difficult times.

Volunteers will also entertain the crowds by singing carols.

Donations can be dropped off at: Old Oak Garage, Hoghton Lane; Lilac Tree at Holland House Nurseries; South Ribble Borough Council; Hairlines, Gregson Lane; Brindle Gregson Lane Primary School; Brindle St Joseph’s Primary School; and Coupe Green Primary School.