Why I’m involved – Heather Mathew

You cannot go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are , and change the ending” (CS Lewis).

I am proud to be involved in The Richmond Christmas Day Dinner, as it gives me the chance to be part of a diverse community of people that, through our contributions, our time and our love create a magical and heartfelt experience for 60 guests on Christmas Day.

In a world that can feel so cynical and selfish, The Richmond Christmas Day Dinner is a beautiful reminder of the difference that we can make through our actions, the currency of kindness that only multiplies the more we give it, and provides a return that is immeasurable.

I am inspired and humbled by our guests, and am delighted to be able to play a small part in showing them they are loved and valued, and part of a community locally that is here for them, long after the presents are unwrapped and the Christmas lights switched off.

You can join Heather and help us spread the word about the Richmond Christmas Day Dinner in your networks, particularly Facebook, What’s App Groups, LinkedIn and any newsletters you may have access to. You can help us in three key ways by sharing these links:

You can help us in so many ways:

Could you make a donation to the event or perhaps volunteer to join one of the committees we are setting up? If you can, please email christmasdayrichmond@gmail.com and get in touch.

Our fundraising has started and you can donate to help us make Christmas 2020 unforgettable for our guests by clicking here

If you’d like to give one of our guests a Christmas present via our Amazon Wish List click here

Sign up to our Easy Fundraising programme to donate while on-line shopping

Follow us on social media and spread the word. You’ll find the latest updates and how to help on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

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