Christmas

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved
Activism

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved

Here’s a list of ways to get involved with volunteering on Christmas Day and help people during the festive period

How to recycle your Christmas decorations
Recycling

How to recycle your Christmas decorations

Wondering how to recycle your Christmas decorations? Here’s everything you need to know

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community
Christmas

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community

The Christmas Dinners project founded by poet Lemn Sissay helps to support care leavers across the country by inviting them to a Christmas party or gifting food hampers.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and its poignant discussion of homelessness
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and its poignant discussion of homelessness

Almost 230,000 households are experiencing homelessness this Christmas
Homelessness

Almost 230,000 households are experiencing homelessness this Christmas

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These children’s drawings are lighting up their communities for Christmas
Christmas

These children’s drawings are lighting up their communities for Christmas

Where to get a free Christmas dinner in your community if you’re homeless or alone this year
Christmas

Where to get a free Christmas dinner in your community if you’re homeless or alone this year

Big Issue Christmas countdown: 12 reasons you should support our vendors this festive period
The Big Issue

Big Issue Christmas countdown: 12 reasons you should support our vendors this festive period

Check out these amazing Christmas houses decorated for charity
Christmas

Check out these amazing Christmas houses decorated for charity

‘The lights are so beautiful’: Refugees on their first Christmas in the UK
Christmas

‘The lights are so beautiful’: Refugees on their first Christmas in the UK

Despite the threat of Omicron, glorious uproar will erupt again
Paul McNamee

Despite the threat of Omicron, glorious uproar will erupt again

What happened when Sam Fender helped out at his local foodbank?
Music

What happened when Sam Fender helped out at his local foodbank?

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners
Christmas

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners

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Meet the musicians bringing songs to the doorsteps of vulnerable people this Christmas
Christmas

Meet the musicians bringing songs to the doorsteps of vulnerable people this Christmas

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising
Business

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising

Will Christmas be cancelled again this year?
Omicron

Will Christmas be cancelled again this year?

On the ground with 2,000 refugees spending Christmas in Calais
Imogen Hardman

On the ground with 2,000 refugees spending Christmas in Calais

Meet ex-homeless man ‘Mr Christmas’ who has decorated his house with 17,500 lights for charity
Christmas

Meet ex-homeless man ‘Mr Christmas’ who has decorated his house with 17,500 lights for charity

Drop a gift under Social Bite’s Christmas trees to help homeless people this winter
Christmas

Drop a gift under Social Bite’s Christmas trees to help homeless people this winter

Giving feels good, but nothing will ever change if we only offer help without opportunity
John Bird

Giving feels good, but nothing will ever change if we only offer help without opportunity

The smell of Christmas trees is not just a portal to the past, but a path to a better future
David George Haskell

The smell of Christmas trees is not just a portal to the past, but a path to a better future

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Affordable and ethical gift ideas for budgets from £10 to £100
Christmas

Affordable and ethical gift ideas for budgets from £10 to £100

Are songs written by robots the sound of Christmas future?
Malcolm Jack

Are songs written by robots the sound of Christmas future?

The homelessness charity hoping to serve 200 Christmas dinners in a train station
Christmas

The homelessness charity hoping to serve 200 Christmas dinners in a train station

‘It feels like a never-ending conveyer belt’: The people giving up on Christmas consumerism
Christmas

‘It feels like a never-ending conveyer belt’: The people giving up on Christmas consumerism

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