Project information

The Christmas Project

Netherfield Forum and the local WI group are planning to hold a Christmas Day Lunch for anyone in Netherfield who would like company and a hot meal on this special day. The meal will be served from 12:30 - 2pm at the St George's Centre, Netherfield by volunteers to make this day a special. 9113302

January 2012 - December 2012

Charity information: Netherfield Forum

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  • Need


    We are targeting lonely and vulnerable people who are left on their own on Christmas Day. This project is about giving to those who may not have family and friends to share a special day with. The volunteers are local people who are happy to provide a transport service to collect and deliver back to attendees home. This is a heart warming project which will alleviate the problem of loneliness in our community which is heavily population of the elderly and vulnerable.


    Yes it will enable 50+ people to share a community hot Christmas meal on the 25th December 2012. It will provide a theree course Christmas Dinner at no cost to the those attending. They will experience a sense of belonging and have company on what can be lonely couple of days for those on their own.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Sourcing the food for this event from local businesses to help support our community.


    » By inviting local businesses to contribute or donate to this project

    What success will look like

    Success will be measured by the how much funding we can raise to support this event in providing a three course meal for those attending, along with providing a gift.

    Aim 2

    To provide enough transport to collect and deliver to St george's Centre for the older and infirm pe


    » Recurit form the local community and local groups who might be be interested in supporting the event.

    What success will look like

    Success will be knowing that we have achieved our goals on Christmas Day and by those involved. .

  • Impact


    We are hoping that the success of this event will open out to bigger and larger communities providing a Christmas project such as ours. The Netherfield Forum work on behalf of the community to proved relief from poverty and loneliness. The Trustees strive to achieve this and work in partnership with organisations such as the local Women's Institute.


    Not as yet, but are aware there may be a few especially artound the transport side


    We will provide a report to the donors to show the success of the project and how and when improvements can be made. From start to finish we are keeping a file on all activities and meetings. This will form the basis of our report.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £1,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £500 food Turkey, vegetables, produce to provide meal
      £400 Gifts Provide a small gift from Santa
      £100 decoration napkins and table decorations for event

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Mr Waite £100 Guaranteed
  • Background


    The Netherfield forum will host the Christmas Day Project at the community centre St George's Centre, 91 Victoria Road, Netherfield, Nottingham, NG4 2NN


    Local residents of Netherfield and surrounding areas if places become available.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are at the heart of the Netherfield community and have kitchen facilitie, a large hall, enough table and chairs to enable us to fulfil this project . The Community of Netherfield have a high population of the elderly who we look to support where we can.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Tina Simpson , Helen Forrester, Suzy Mills & Partner

    Trustees of the Netherfield Forum Partner = Qualified Chef Planning the event


    A host of volunteers who will be on hand to provide a range roles to include preparation, serving and clearing+ transporting people to event