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Friday 26th of November 2021 All Collection points are now Closed. 

Thank you everyone for your kindness with gifts this Christmas it will make such a difference to the individuals and Families we support .

All at Hvdv New Beginnings would like to wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas.

HVDV Christmas Appeal 2021

HVDV Christmas Appeal closing date is Friday 26th of November 2021 at 5pm

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 2021 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.

Comments from HVDV Christmas Appeal 2020.


"Morning Oh my Gosh Thank you so so much i can't stop smiling for all that we have been given . x"

"Thank you I'm excited as being in refuge i didn't think i would get a gift from anyone this year and now i have something to open on Christmas day "

"Thank you very much for the gifts and Hamper after leaving our home this year and having to be rehoused this is really kind of you i hope you all have a lovely Christmas too.x"


HVDV Christmas Appeal 2021

Drop off points


Drop off points are only for Christmas Appeal gift bags and shoe box gifts only.

General Donation should go through our charity shop in Calne to arrange a drop off for general donations please call 01249 812999

Drop off points 

Now Closed


Waste Not Want Not

303 / 305 Hungerdown Lane



SN14 0JJ​

01249 447140


Monday to Thursday

9.30am to 4pm


9.30am to 3pm

1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday Monthly

9.30am to 2pm



HVDV New Beginnings shop.

22 High Street Calne

SN11 0BS

(01249) 812999

Opening times

Mon, Wed,Thurs and Friday

10am -4pm



Civic Centre

St Stephens Place



BA14 8AH

(01225) 765072.

opening times


8.30am -5pm



Stove Hunters

The French Barn,

Harepath Farm,


SN8 3BT.

Opening Times

Monday-Friday 10am - 4pm



Kennet Furniture Refurbiz (kfr)

Unit 6B (5),

Hopton Park Industrial Estate,

London Road,


SN10 2EU

01380 720722.

Opening times

Monday- Thursday

8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday 8.30am - 4pm



Iles and Vincent Funeral services

14 The Cornmarket


BA12 9BX

01985 220161

Opening times 9am - 5pm



The Abbey 


Open Monday-Saturday 9.30am - 3.30pm

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