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Derry parish launches a special collection to help make Christmas better for those in need

People urged to donate items to the Glendermott and Strathfoyle appeal

Newbridge's Dining Room appeals for Christmas present donations for needy

The Glendermott and Strathfoyle parish in Derry has launched a Christmas hamper and toy appeal.

Last year's excellent response meant that the parish was able to distribute 126 hampers, a large selection of toys and they also received over £800 in financial donations.

A parish spokesperson said: “We are hoping to build on last years success during these challenging times.

“Your donations will make such a difference and can be left at the parish office between 10.30am and 1pm and 2pm and 6pm daily.

“Donations of non-perishable food welcome. We ask that they be received by Sunday 6th December.”

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