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PPM Donate and Volunteer for CFM Cash for Kids Mission Christmas

PPM Elves, Elf‘Beth and Elf’Fe, from our Carlisle Head Office have been at it again for a second year, busy helping sort out all of the amazing gifts which have been donated to the CFM Cash For Kids, Mission Christmas Appeal. The appeal ensures that children throughout Cumbria and South West Scotland who are vulnerable or come from disadvantaged backgrounds, don’t wake up without a gift this Christmas.

Many generous people have donated hundreds of wonderful gifts for children ranging from babies right through to 12-18 year olds. All of the gifts are stored and sorted at Arco’s Carlisle depot on the Kingstown Industrial Estate. Arco kindly offer the space to the appeal each year and have a group of keen volunteers who help Sara Oldham, Charity Executive for CFM Cash for Kids aka Chief Elf, with the running of this major Christmas operation. We were delighted to be able to help with this huge task using some of our PPM employee volunteering days.  We also had a new member of the Elf team for this year and were joined by Fiona's sister Sonia from Marsh Commercial Insurance Brokers in Carlisle. 

CFM Cash For Kids reported that thanks to the incredible generosity of listeners and local businesses/organisations they've been able to help 6,085 local children.

Earlier in the year, PPM also donated £500 to support CFM DJ, Robbie Dee's, 'Marathon in a Month' challenge in aid of Cash for Kids.

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Picture: Chief Elf, Sara Oldham, Charity Executive for CFM Cash for Kids

Our PPM volunteer, Elf’Fe, said: “It is heart breaking to think that some children wouldn’t have anything this Christmas and think that Santa hadn’t been to them. It makes you realise how lucky you are to be able to give your family a lovely Christmas. It really makes you think twice and that just buying one small extra gift can make such a difference to one child’s happiness. I’m really proud to have taken part in this initiative again for a second year.”

Picture: PPM Elf'Fe and Elf'Sonia getting ready to sort out all the incredible donated gifts

For further Information about the CFM Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal:

https://planetradio.co.uk/cfm/charity/events/mission-christmas-cfm/

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