Christmas Activities 2010


Take the hassle out of sending Christmas cards to your work colleagues and help The Children’s Foundation at the same time by signing up for our Christmas Greetings Poster Scheme.

You will receive a Christmas poster for all your staff to write their messages on in return for a donation. If you would like to receive a Christmas poster please contact

Carol Singing

Get into the Christmas spirit and join The Children’s Foundation throughout December and watch local schools and choirs sing Christmas carols in Eldon Square. If you would like to volunteer to collect at any of our several slots please contact

Gift Wrapping

Once again The Children’s Foundation are offering to take some stress out of Christmas and are teaming up with Eldon Sqaure to offer a Christmas gift wrapping service.

From friday 17th December to Friday 24th December The Children’s Foundation along with a team of volunteers will be hosting the gift wrapping stand in Eldon Square. If you would like to volunteer to help gift wrap please contact

Santa’s Letters

Christmas is traditionally a time for children and this year is no exception. The Children’s Foundation is again helping Santa with his post bag.

Send a personalised letter to a child of your choice, which will be signed by Santa himself, for a small donation of £3.00. The letter will be addressed personally to your nomianted child and be posted to arrive in time for Christmas. For an application form please contact Sally Jesson.

2010 Christmas Cards from Steve Mayes Photography in aid of The Children’s Foundation

This year there is a range of six Christmas cards available, featuring scenes from around the North East. For every card sold a 10p donation will be made to us.

The A5 packs come in packs of 5 for £7.50, or packs of 24 (including a mixed design pack) for £30. For the larger pack size a personalised message can be printed inside, included in the cost. If you are buying for business use, a company logo can also be printed.

Card packs can be ordered online here.