Home   Maidstone   News   Article

Make A Child Smile campaign collects presents for needy

By Natalie Tipping

A fundraising mum is looking for help to give families in need a boost this Christmas.

Emma Reed set up Make a Child Smile last Christmas, gathering more than 600 donated gifts for disadvantaged children.

She also collected donations for those affected by the Manchester Arena terror attack earlier this year.

Emma Reed with her two kids, Ronnie and Ellie
Emma Reed with her two kids, Ronnie and Ellie
Mrs Reed gathered more than 600 boxes at Christmas
Mrs Reed gathered more than 600 boxes at Christmas

The Boughton Monchelsea resident is asking people to donate shopping vouchers this year for children and victims of domestic violence who may otherwise have nothing this holiday season.

She said: “Ideally the vouchers will help families to buy Christmas presents, food, treats for the children, and maybe even a Christmas dinner. I’m hoping to collect at least 50 vouchers so I can help 50 families.”

To donate, contact Emma via email makeachildsmile121@outlook.com or on Facebook.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Like Us on Facebook

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More