This year the Trust is supporting Changing Lives, a charity who deliver services in North Tyneside to people who are at points of homelessness, those rough sleeping, homeless in hospital, living in unsupported B&B’s and hostels and those fleeing abuse. Changing Lives aim to get people to safe, secure accommodation and support them to engage in services in the community, build aspirations and recover from trauma – visit to find out more about their work.The Trust is collecting donations of items in new or good condition and unwrapped to be issued as Christmas presents. Suitable items for donation include:

• Gloves,Hats/Scarves/Underwear /Socks/T-shirts/Jumpers
• Wallets/ Purses/ Handbags/Costume Jewellery/Keyrings
• Toiletries/Towels/Flannels
• Sweets/Biscuits/Crisps/Nuts/Crackers
• Books/Puzzle Books/Diaries/Pens/Paper

A donation box has been placed in reception and all gifts will be gratefully received to help people through this challenging time of the year.