Family Appeal

Help struggling families in Northern Ireland

The Family Appeal is there to help struggling families in Northern Ireland celebrate Christmas.

Run jointly by The Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul, and now in its 41st year, the Family Appeal will once again support those most in need in our communities.

Last year's appeal distributed over 40,000 gifts to children – all of which was made possible by the generosity of local people and organisations.

But with one in four children impacted by the pandemic and living in poverty, demand for support from this year’s appeal is expected to be at a record high.

This Christmas, due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, members of the public and businesses are being encouraged to make a donation online at:

Christmas Family Appeal gets underway in Northern Ireland

Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul team up once again to help struggling families.

Christmas Present Appeal

Support the Christmas Present Appeal by finding your nearest Salvation Army and donating.

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