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Twinbrook children take over the Santa role

Tammie-Louise Walsh handing a hamper to Tommy Sprat Tammie-Louise Walsh handing a hamper to Tommy Sprat
Patricia Neilson and Isabel Flood, Coordinator of Good Morning Colln with other young people from Saints Youth Centre. Tammie-Louise Walsh handing a hamper to Tommy Sprat

GOOD hearted Twinbrook children were playing the role of Santa by handing out 65 hampers to the elderly.

The children from the Saints Youth Centre in Twinbrook raised enough money from bag packing and disco events to fund the hampers and then gave them out as a token of goodwill.

They worked with Good Morning Colin to identify and deliver hampers to those most in need in the community.

The young people in the centre approached me and said that they wanted to do something nice for the older people in their community coming up to Christmas," said Mags Rowan Youth Worker in Saints Youth Centre.

"They wanted to change the perception that older people have of them. We are very proud of them."

Isabel Flood, Coordinator of the Good Morning Colin Project explained what what the act means to the elderly.

"Christmas can be a hard time for older people in our community especially with many still feeling the effects of the credit crunch and rising costs of electricity and heating," said Isabel.

"These hampers will provide the essentials for a happy Christmas including, tea, biscuits, sugar, pudding and much more.

"The children have worked so hard and our clients have been touched with their generosity and kindness. Margaret Campbell, a long standing client of ours was delighted with her hamper and told us that this shows the real nature of our young people and the food will be a great help to her over the Christmas period."

If you could benefit from the services of Good Morning Colin contact Isabel on 90 627863.