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Thank you to M and S food hall, Lidl and Sainsburys in 2022 for giving there surplus food last Christmas eve.


We where able to help over 194 + individuals who were struggling


last Christmas in the local community with this surplus. 

Thank you to all who donated gifts to Lidl Chippenham and Melksham Lidl toy appeal 2022 



Hvdv Christmas Appeal 2023.


HVDV Christmas Appeal drop off point closing date is Friday 1st December at 4pm


Donating a shoe box or gift bag this Christmas is a wonderful gift to give and bring smiles back to the faces of these families.


HVDV Christmas Appeal 2023 Ideas of items you could put in your gift bag or a shoe box




Dolls, teddies, toy trucks and cars, skipping rope, small puzzles and games, dressing up, role play items etc.


Art and craft.


Art and craft sets, painting sets, Pens, pencils, coloured pencils, felt pens or crayon, stamping set with ink pads, notebooks & paper, calculators, colouring & picture books etc.


Hygiene Items


Toothcare, Soaps, Bubble bath, Shower gels, Shampoo and Conditioner, Bath fizzer, Flannels, Brushes, Combs and hair accessories etc.


Other gift items.


Hats, gloves, scarf, socks, Jewellery, nail polishes, cosmetics, cups, book, candles and wrapped sweets and chocolate, manicure sets Etc...


There may be items you think of which we have not listed if so if you’re unsure please email.


Due to the new Natasha Law. All food Product must be wrapped with food ingredient label on. 


Items we are unable to take due to allergies are sweets that contain nuts, balloons and loom bands.


Please make sure all toys are age appropriate for child which you are gifting gift to, and that toys and games are with CE label.


Thank you for all for your kind support and thought that goes into making your gift boxes and bags which will restore their faith in mankind and make them feel they are not alone this Christmas and bring a smile to individuals and families who have fled Domestic Abuse.

Hvdv Christmas Appeal Collection points 2023.

Collection points will close Saturday 16th of December 2023 at 5pm


Hvdv New Beginning charity shop

22 high Street Calne Wiltshire

SN11 0BS.

Opening times

Monday,Wednesday,Thursday and Friday 10am-4pm.


 Saturday 11th and 18th of November 2023 10am-4pm

and Saturday 2nd  and 16th of December 10am -5pm.

Telephone 01249 812999 

Calne Collection point will be open until Saturday 16th of December until 5pm 


The Abbey

Gloucester street



SN16 0AA


Monday-Saturday 9.30am-3pm

Telephone 01666 826666

Closing date Tuesday 12th of December at 12noon


Kennet Furniture Refurbiz (KFR)

Unit 6b

Hopton park Industrial Estate

London Road


SN10 2EU

Telephone 01380 720200


Monday-Friday 8.30am-4pm

Saturday 9.30am-1pm 

Closing date Friday 15th of December at 4pm



Trowbridge civic centre

St Stephens place



BA14 8AH

Telephone 01225 765072


Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Closing date Monday 11th of December at 5pm



Iles and Vincent Funeral Services

14 The Cornmarket


BA12 9BX

Telephone 01985 220161


Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Closing date Friday 15th of December at 5pm


Belle Aura Beauty

2,Club Buildings,



SN15 1LP

Opening Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am-6pm

Wednesday and Friday 9.30am-5pm

Saturdays 10am-5pm

Monday and Sunday Closed

Closing date Friday 15th of December at 5pm

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