Stories of Christmas joy

Hear from the people whose lives have been changed thanks to your donations

Our wish this Christmas is that no one should be homeless, hungry or lonely. 

We need your help to reach out to the people who are suffering the most by bringing comfort and joy into their lives.

Thanks to your generous donations we have been able to support people like Stephen overcome addiction and get off the streets for good. 

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Connie is smiling as she holds her youngest child, they are both decorating a Christmas tree. There are fairy lights in the background.

Finding courage

Connie came to us after leaving an abusive relationship and found the help and support she needed to turn her life around.

Read Connie's story
Young man outside in the cold with a tent behind him

'I know I'm not alone'

Last Christmas Scott was living on the streets, find out how we helped him get back on his feet.

Read Scott's story
Close up image of Waynes face, he is wearing a black jumper and a woolly hat.

Looking forward to a brighter future

Wayne had been homeless on and off since he was 15 years old, we helped him overcome his addiction and get off the streets for good.

Read Wayne's Story

Christmas News Stories

‘No room at the Inn’ for thousands of homeless households

The Salvation Army is calling for a change in the law to help those living on the streets.

Giving Tree launches bringing Christmas joy to families

Tags on the tree feature details of a child that needs support from the Christmas Present Appeal.

Schoolgirl’s fundraising gives young homeless a Christmas

8 year old Ella walks dogs and finds teddies new homes raising £100 for our young persons Lifehouse.

Salvation Army and The Entertainer launch Christmas Toy Appeal

The Big Toy Appeal aims to bring the joy of Christmas to children who would otherwise go without.

Other Christmas content


Christmas wouldn’t be the same without The Salvation Army. Help us bring joy and hope to those who need it most.

Fundraise at Christmas

Change lives this Christmas by getting involved and fundraising for us.

Christmas Present Appeal

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

Providing warm spaces for local communities

We are providing warm spaces to help people who are struggling with the cold this winter.

Find your local Salvation Army