Big Give Christmas Challenge Week for Home Start Banbury

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We need your help. If Home Start Banbury Bicester and Chipping Norton raises £5000 this week, it will be matched to £10,000 to support local families and young children in need. Can you join this campaign?

Being a parent has never been easy. It can be lonely, frustrating, heart breaking and over-whelming. Many struggling families are often isolated with nowhere to turn to for support. • Rural or social isolation • Post Natal Depression • Poverty or financial difficulties • Domestic abuse • Relationship problems or a single parent • Substance abuse • Feeling overwhelmed, exhausted or unhappy • Inadequate housing • Poor mental or physical health.

All these are problems we at Home Start encounter with our families and we aim to help them to cope.

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Our core work is our home-visiting service. A volunteer visits a family in need on a weekly basis and this support continues for as long as it is needed.

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Our volunteers offer non-judgemental, confidential, compassionate emotional support and practical help.

We run 3 weekly term-time drop-in play sessions. By intervening early, we are able to dramatically improve family situations and create better environments for the children to develop and thrive, giving them the best 'home-start' in life.

This week is the BIG GIVE week where any donation will be matched up to our target of £10,000.

Please click on the link above to donate whatever you can - however small (or however BIG) for the BIG GIVE.

Thank you for your generosity.

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