Christmas appeal provides gifts galore for families in need

The Forshaw Group has been as busy as Santa’s elves to help bring Christmas cheer to families across Knowsley, as part of a festive gift appeal by Skyline Roofing & Building Limited.

A roofing company based in Liverpool and sub-contractors to The Forshaw Group, Skyline Roofing & Building Limited is putting together Christmas hampers for struggling families, nominated by local schools and children’s services. These hampers will include essential foods, Christmas treats, and presents, all donated by people and business across the region, to help support families in need over the festive period.

The Forshaw Group has donated nearly 30 gifts to the appeal for the families and their children, with festive food and biscuits, and toys including a remote-control car, a mini drum kit, cosy slippers and pyjamas. These gifts have been provided for families and their children aged from 5-16 years old, so that they will have something to open on Christmas Day.

Kimberly Meadows, a Surveyor at The Forshaw Group, liaised with Skyline Roofing & Building Limited for the donation of the gifts and toys from members of The Forshaw Group. The presents have recently been handed over to the to be packed up into hampers, ready to bring Christmas joy to their recipients.

Kimberley said: “It’s been a pleasure to be involved and it has provided us with a wonderful opportunity to help families who have been through such a difficult year, at a time when they need as much festive cheer as possible. To know that the children will have gifts to enjoy on Christmas Day, and that families will not have to go hungry, makes this such a worthwhile cause.”

Liam Hanlon, managing director at The Forshaw Group, stated: “We are always looking for ways to support charitable initiatives and give back to the local community, and we were delighted to be approached by Skyline Roofing & Building Limited to do just that for their Christmas appeal.

“Through Kimberley’s dedicated time and effort, we have been able to help local families in need in what has been one of the toughest years in living memory.”

Veronica Porter, director at Skyline Roofing & Building Limited, also commented: “We have been overwhelmed by the support we’ve had from local businesses and individuals, and we really appreciate The Forshaw Group’s kind donations to our appeal. We have had so many struggling families nominated for our Christmas hampers, many of whom have faced some really difficult and upsetting situations this year. We want to help as many of these families as possible, and receiving these gifts and treats for them means so much.

“We’re still taking Christmas donations from local people and businesses to help us provide more hampers and make all the difference to families in need on Christmas Day.”

If you would like to donate funds to Skyline Roofing to buy gifts, a toy or food for their Christmas appeal hampers, please visit the JustGiving page here: