Campaign update: Ending Loneliness at Christmas time

What can you do to end loneliness this Christmas?
What can you do to end loneliness this Christmas?
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This week the Harrogate Advertiser would like to invite schools to do something to end loneliness; whether that is organising a community coffee morning, encouraging pupils to do a good deed, or running a fundraiser.

If you have an idea about how to end loneliness in our community or if you have already done something, I would love to hear about your great projects so that we can share them and inspire others.

With less than two weeks until Christmas Day, I would also like to invite readers to call or email me and pledge their commitment to doing something to end loneliness over the festive

period.

By pledging your support and sharing what you would like to do, we can continue to raise awareness of loneliness and mobilise others to do the same.

Contact me by emailing: finola.fitzpatrick@jpress.co.uk or call 01423 707505.

How you could help end loneliness for someone in Harrogate on Christmas Day:

Wesley Chapel in the town centre is looking for volunteer drivers for its annual Christmas Day lunch, to transport attendees who might otherwise be on their own at Christmas to and from the Chapel.

If you are able to help, contact Philip Goodwin on: 01423 563990 or email: gpgoodwin39@gmail.com

Reader Anthony Lee has organised a free Christmas Day lunch at the Green Hut on Harlow Hill for anyone in the district who might otherwise be on their own this Christmas. Transport can be provided, and pick-up will be at 1pm.

Do you know someone who might enjoy going along to the lunch?

Contact Anthony Lee on 07710 179717 or Fiona Clements on 07496 019347.