With just 1 month to go until Christmas, we are currently doing all we can to try and ensure that our families are able to look forward to having food on the table this Christmas.
This year has been difficult for us all and even more so for the families we support. The Philippines have followed one of the most severe lockdown measures in the world and as such many of our families have been unable to work at all and have spent 24 hours a day in unsanitary over crowded shanties. Without PCF’s help many would have gone hungry or become seriously ill.
As if this wasn’t enough at the beginning of the year the Taal Volcano erupted and our communities were faced with the threat of inhaling the ash which descended upon the area, then in May a fire wiped out a large area and left several homeless, then to top it off in the last few weeks three super typhoons have hit with the worst of which having the eye of the storm over metro manila and driving hundreds from their shanties due to flooding and collapse.
It is hard to imagine living through a year of such adversity and yet our community still manages to find a reason to smile!
Every year we run a campaign to raise money to give the gift of food to our families but this year our desire to do so is stronger than ever, we want to do all we can to make sure that they can at least be sure of a full tummy on Christmas day even if everything else in their lives is uncertain.
Could you help us to realise this dream? Could you set an extra space at your table for one of PCF’s children this year?
If you can donate just £10 or whatever you can spare it would be so much appreciated the more money we can raise the bigger the food parcels we can deliver to our families.
We know times are hard for us all but we also know how good it feels to share what we can at Christmas now more than ever.
From all of Team Purple thank you so much for all your continued and valued support through what has been one of the most challenging periods in our history – we are so grateful to each and every one of you we couldn’t continue to do what we do without you.