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Sefton Sports Awards

2011-                 2012

Supporter of the Year

Sefton Sports Awards 2011

50

Years Service

To The Community

1962-2012

2012

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105BN

IT Award

The Melvin

Christmas Parcels 2011

 

If there is one thing in the Lions’ calendar which requires cooperation, coordination, and a fair amount of hard work, it is the preparation of the Christmas Parcels. It may seem like one of those things which just happens, but the compilation of the list of recipients is a major undertaking in itself. This year, in addition to parcels for individuals and families, we have also provided bulk supplies for several organisations who have arranged drop-in centres for the Christmas period.

Then there is the preparation of the list of contents, the budgeting, the ordering. Only when all this has been sorted does the relatively straight forward bit take place of collecting, loading, unloading, sorting, packing, wrapping, labelling, stacking, reloading, delivering, unloading, and going home! Just think of some of the quantities involved: we added it up and it comes to nearly a ton of supplies. Good grief, write it all down like this and it sounds like something wonderful. Want to know a secret? It is. It’s a sign that, in a harsh world, there are those who actually care enough to do something for those less fortunate. So, to everyone who contributed, through supporting our fundraising, such as the Grotto and, of course, The Lions Shop, a big Thank You!

Santa's Grotto 2011
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Where to go from here

So, it is time for a big THANK YOU to all those who contribute goods, services and money towards our Christmas Parcels programme. Several hundred people in and around Southport will find Christmas a little less bleak as a result of your efforts.

Why not visit Santa in his Grotto, to see how some of our funds were raised. Click on Santa’s Grotto, opposite