OPERATION SANTA 2021

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Ron Spraget and friends
Ron Spraget and friends

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Carol singing
Carol singing

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Crawley Fire Brigade came to help
Crawley Fire Brigade came to help

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Ron Spraget and friends
Ron Spraget and friends

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This year is the 17th year of our annual Christmas Appeal,'Operation Santa'. 

Back in 2004, Radio Mercury started a campaign live on-air to support Crawley Open House provide a 3-course Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings for those suffering the effects of homelessness and social exclusion.
 
Today, 'Operation Santa' has grown in to one of our biggest charity appeals, and we can't do it without you!

There are many ways you can get involved:

 

  • You could get involved by holding a virtual fundraising event or something safe at home or work - anything to raise funds for the homeless and disadvantaged. Dress Down Day, a Raffle, Sponsored event - anything you like!

 

  • Give a gift to support the homeless to someone special with a 'Be 1 in 1000' Gift Voucher. Find out more here

  • You can support the homeless this Christmas by donating money by your mobile phone too! You can donate any amount, text OPSANTA to 70085 to donate £10 or any amount you like. For example;

  • To donate £5 - text OPSANTA 5 to 70085

  • To donate £2 - text OPSANTA 2 to 70085

  • To donate £1 - text OPSANTA 1 to 70085 - You get the idea!

 

Texts will cost the donation amount plus one standard network rate message. and you'll be opting into hearing more from us, if you would like to donate but don't wish to hear more from us, please text OPSANTANOINFO instead

  • Buy our new Crawley Open House Christmas Cards. They have kindly been designed, printed and donated for free by Xpress Group on Manor Royal. They come in packs of 12 for £5, and include 6 each of the 2 designs. They are available from the gate at Crawley Open House between 1000 and 1600 on weekdays. Cash or card payments accepted. Every penny goes to supporting the homeless and disadvantaged. For bulk orders email ian.wilkins@crawleyopenhouse.co.uk

 

Everything we do is made possible by your kindness, your generosity and your support. Thank You. 

Operation Santa. Let's make it a happy Christmas for everyone