No child should feel abandoned at Christmas. That's where you come in
Poppy felt trapped, frightened and alone. She had been forced to take on adult responsibilities, at such a young age, and she had no one to ask for help.
Poppy was just seven years old when she and her Mum were moved into emergency accommodation. They had been homeless for seven months. She had witnessed her Mum suffer domestic violence.
Poppy was trying to carry responsibilities that were far beyond her capability, caring for her Mum who had a chronic illness.
Poppy was unable to get to school and became isolated from friends.
After a few weeks they were moved to a hostel. This saw them sharing spaces with adults living with drug addiction. The move had made Poppy more vulnerable, not less.
In such a short space of time, everything she had known as home, her stability and her security, had disappeared.
By donating to Spurgeons you can help children like Poppy to rebuild their lives.
''I couldn't see a way out''
Imagine feeling trapped, frightened and alone. Having no one to ask for help.
For a struggling family with nowhere to turn, you can make a huge difference this Christmas. The impact of your gift can be life changing and unforgettable.
You can choose to support our work in making a difference in the lives of children like Poppy's.
Your gift can give a child hope for the future.
Help children like Poppy this Christmas
Join with us and help bring hope and good news to struggling children and families this Christmas.
£12 could help pay for materials for our weekly youth groups where young people can meet others in similar situations to themselves
£24 could help pay for a young person to enjoy a trip out, allowing them to take a much needed break from burdens and responsibilities
£48 could help pay for a one-to-one support session with a Support Worker