Santa Run for Reading Family Aid

165% Raised
Reading seems so prosperous that many people might find it hard to imagine there are desperately deprived families here. But in 2016, 24% of Reading's children were living in poverty - that's 10,181 children (source: The End Child Poverty Coalition). Reading Family Aid works hard to provide relief for families living in poverty by providing gifts at Christmas time through our annual Toy Project and providing trips throughout the year so that these families can visit places they may otherwise miss out on. Trips that many of us take for granted, a day at the Zoo, a trip to the beach, just aren't possible for many of these people. Hard to imagine your child not having the opportunity to paddle in the sea isn't it. All the families referred to us are in genuine need. We aim to offer them some relief from the harsh day-to-day realities of their lives - some of the extras that social services and other agencies just can't provide. We are a volunteer led charity which runs on maximum community spirit and minimum costs helping people in the Greater Reading area.
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Carolyn Cheney
03 Dec, 2017
Go Santa Jo!
Valerie Sansom
30 Nov, 2017
Well done Jo - good luck for the run from the Sansoms
Vicky Harverson
28 Nov, 2017
Good luck to My fave sis in law xxx
Jo's fundraising stats
Online donations: £165.00
Match funding: £0.00
Raised offline: £0.00
Gift Aid: £32.50
Total raised: £197.50
Jo is fundraising for Reading Family Aid

We aim to put a smile on the faces of disadvantaged children in the Reading area.
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