Christmas can be stressful for a lot of people, especially for parents on a tight budget who want to make it a special time for their children. Some parents can easily get into debt because of it. For the growing homeless population, it is extremely difficult, because it is not just adults who are …

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In the dark and damp of the alley cold, Lay the Christmas tree that hadn’t been sold; By a shopman dourly thrown outside; With the ruck and rubble of Christmas-tide; Trodden deep in the muck and mire, Unworthy even to feed a fire… So I stopped and salvaged that tarnished tree, And thus is the …

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  “The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. We sightless children had the best of eyes that day in our hearts and in our finger-tips. We were glad from the child’s necessity of being happy. The blind who have outgrown the child’s perpetual joy can be …

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author: Shelter target: Prime Minister David Cameron One child waking up homeless on Christmas Day is a tragedy. 80,000 of them is a disgrace. It seems almost unbelievable but it’s true. Thousands of families need Shelter’s help right now — which means we need your help today. Add your name to this petition to David Cameron asking him to …

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