This Christmas, GalaBingo.com has raised extra funds for 52 Lives so we can do something special for twelve families in need of help. So during the coming week, we will spreading some extra kindness! Each day, we will be sharing stories of the people we are helping. These aren't requests - the help is already being provided by GalaBingo.com. These are just heartwarming stories of kind acts we are performing in the lead up to Christmas.
During the past few days, we have already surprised 4 families in need of kindness this Christmas….these are their stories .
Day 1. Stacie from Yorkshire
Stacie is a 35 year old mum of two young girls, aged 8 and 14. Stacie has a brain tumour and, sadly, hasn't been given very long. It's a heartbreaking time for the family, and we wanted to do something special for her girls this Christmas ... Read More
Day 2. Spencer from Berkshire
Spencer is a teenage boy with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. He is unable to sit, or stand unaided and is solely reliant on other people for all of his needs. He is cared for by his mum Holly, who is a single parent. We wanted to help Holly give her son a Christmas gift that will change his life.... Read More
Day 3. Teens with cancer
We heard about two amazing young people who are trying to spread some kindness to teenagers with cancer. Evie has battled ill health for much of her life, and her little brother Oliver donated bone marrow t-cells helped to save her life when he was just 5 years old. This Christmas, Evie and Oliver were on a mission to help other young people, and we decided to give them a hand ... Read More
Day 4. Vulnerable mums from West London
Some lovely health workers in Hounslow are trying to throw a Christmas party for some teenage mums in their care. These young women have very little support from family or friends and are mostly fending for themselves. The Christmas party being organised by their health workers will be, for most of them, the only Christmas celebration they have this year. We decided to help make it an extra special one... Read More