Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum has published the 2018 Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue for 2018, listing gifts that can be given for Christmas that benefit others.
Examples include Backpack beds for homeless people in Cornwall, £10 to train a new volunteer at the Samaritans, £25 to help a woman and her family set up a new home after escaping domestic vioelnce, and many others.

A total of 20 charities are being supported this year, with specific gifts ranging from £5 to £100, or any amount you choose to donate.

The charities involved this year are:

  • Backpack Beds,
  • the Chy-Sawel Project,
  • Cornwall Prayer Shawls,
  • CIPTA Breakfast Project,
  • Cornwall Community Foundation,
  • Bosence Farm Community,
  • Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum,
  • FreshStart,
  • Cornwall Befriending Service (CBS),
  • Cornwall Refugee Resettlement Network,
  • Truro Community Land Trust,
  • Cosgarne Hall,
  • DISC Newquay,
  • Cornwall Women’s Refuge Trust,
  • Hidden Help,
  • Coastal Zone,
  • Penlee Cluster Playzone & holiday club,
  • the Gershie Project,
  • Cornwall Samaritans,
  • the YMCA,
  • St Petroc’s Society,
  • food banks in Cornwall.

You can download a copy of the catalogue here including an order form, or pick up a paper one at one of the charities involved, or your local Anglican church.