wish list

Wishes come trueI wish that the world was without poverty, and every child born was loved and cared for.
I wish that all children were free from neglect and abuse.
I wish every child was safe and happy.
I wish every child could go to sleep in a bed & wake up to a breakfast.
I wish that all children who are suffering could be brought home to the Happy House.

Mama Sue

 With such a large family of ages from 1 year to 16 years, we are always in need of so many things.

For our babies we need pampers, creams, soap, vaseline. etc. Everything you need for your babies we need for ours.

For our older girls sanitary pads and teenage bras.The girls just love leggings.

With 70 children attending school, black shoes are always needed.For a donation of 10 pounds we can buy shoes locally, which also helps the local community.

Short white & black socks for school for all children plus knickers and underpants are always needed for children from 2 to 17 years.

 

Clothing
 
Lightweight summer clothing, shorts and  tshirts for the boys, dresses or skirts and tops for the girls are ideal. The girls love leggings.
 

DVDs & CD Rom
 
Educational for maths, spelling etc. French & computer skills. Also, football and aerobics.
 
Our ongoing  needs are:- 
 
Baby wipes, toothpaste, Vaseline, soap, Nappy rash cream. Shoe polish.Pampers numbers 2,3, & 4.
Copy Crocs for boys & girls ages 8 - 17 years
Lightweight pyjamas for boys & girls ages 2 - 13 years.
Girls knickers age 2 -17 years
 
Pencils & rubbers
Exercise books
Paperback books for the library
White board marker pens.
 
 
 
Last year, Dawn Heather White in North Ireland threw out a £3 challenge to her colleagues asking them to buy clothing to the value of £3 in the summer sales for a Happy House child. Everyone took it to heart and we received dozens of items of beautiful clothing which ensured each child had a new outfit for Christmas. If you are coming to visit the Happy House  then maybe you and your friends would like to help in this way. Any size always fits somebody in the Happy House Family
 
Mama says: "Until our children came to us most had lived in rags and had certainly never had new clothing, so having lovely new clothes means so much to them. They get so excited when they have a new t-shirt, shorts or dress and can't wait to see how they look in it.
"To our children who were living in poverty or neglect, Christmas and birthdays were just another day - another day living in the shadow of fear, hunger or abuse.
"Now they are no longer live with shadows. They are safe, happy, healthy, confident and, above all, loved. Having a family Christmas, with a tree,trimmings and a visit from Santa, makes magical memories for each and every child.
"You can help to make a child smile, by sending a donation for just one small gift.
 
 
If you are visiting our family, we would be grateful if you can bring some of our ongoing needs. If you would like to be of help during your stay with some of our weekly food shopping. Uncle Billy is only too pleased to help and advise. billy@childrenofwatmu.net
 
 
It is very expensive for people to post gifts out to us here at the Happy House. When the parcel arrives we then have to pay import duty on everything before the post office will release the parcel to us. It hurts as the parcel is being for TWICE !
 
If you would like to help with our daily needs please make a donation to Just Giving on our website, www.childrenofwatamu.net. Please email Sue to say what you would like the donation to be used for  sue@childrenofwatamu.net  We will be delighted to send you pictures of the children receiving your gifts or of the food we have been able to buy due to your kindness and generosity.This method also supports the local community.
 
You can also contact Elizabeth our UK Volunteer Co ordinator & Trustee for further help and information. elizabethgomm@childrenofwatamu.net 
 
07905 130589
 
Thank you all for caring, is is due to people such as yourself that makes our work with the children possible.
 
 

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Please help us to make them smile !

To donate a gift please visits the Happy House Wish List. Your gift can help make a difference to these vulnerable children

Find out more about volunteering with the Children of Watamu Charity at the Happy House. Follow this link

Please set up a monthly standing order for  £20 to sponsor one of our children. Now the Happy House is up and running the monthly donation is used to provide the day to day needs of the child you will be sponsoring. You will be introduced to 'your' child through pictures and email. Regular updates will be sent to you of the child that you are saving from a life of hardship, and desperation. You will see 'your' child grow to be a Happy healthy confident individual who will hold their head high and be so proud to say ‘I am a Happy House Kid ‘Sponsored Child Scheme
The monthly standing order can be downloaded via this link . Please fill in your form and send it to your bank. If you would then email Sue with all your details, name address, phone number email. amount and start date. If you require and further information please ring Elizabeth Gomm on 07905130589
Please visit our Wish List you may wish to sponsor a child as a present for a loved one.

For further details and information please contact Sue or Elizabeth who will be able to help you to change lives. All contact details are on the left of this page

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