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Winter Giving Week 2018

This Winter Giving Week, SVC is running fantastic volunteering opportunities and events! Why not give your time to help vulnerable people around Cardiff this festive season!

Winter Giving Week Itinerary

Tuesday 4th December

10:30am-3:30pm - Golden Oldies Festive Afternoon Tea

Meeting at Cathays Methodist Church, volunteers will be helping to prepare the buffet and will socialise and spend time with the attendees whilst enjoying a festive afternoon tea!

11am-1pm - Winter volunteering at Porthkerry Park

Help us with some seasonal conservation work at Porthkerry Country Park, followed by a winter walk, mince pies and a hot drink! Wear some warm, old clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and be prepared to muck in!

5:30pm - 8pm - Help Santa's Sleigh in Whitchurch

Meeting in Whitchurch, assist Santa to meet the children of Whitchurch

Wednesday 5th December

11:30am- 11pm - Christmas party for adults with disabilities

Meeting at the SVC office at 11:30, volunteers help set up and support vulnerable adults at the biggest event of the SVC calendar. Food and refreshments and festive fun are provided!

3pm-5pm - Huggard Homeless Centre Christmas Party

meeting at SVC office, volunteers are required to help with various Christmas activities at the Huggard Centre

5:30pm-9pm - Ronald McDonald House Charities Carol Concert

Located at St Johns the Baptist church, the same location as last year, which is opposite the market in the centre of Cardiff. Volunteers will be involved in refreshments, ticket sales, seating and collections.

Thursday 6th December

12:45pm – 3pm - Festive Litter Pick

Help tidy up the streets of Cathays! Meeting at the SVC office, everyone will receive a Santa Hat on arrival.

5:30pm - 8pm - Help Santa's Sleigh in Llandaff North

This time meeting in Llandaff North, volunteers assist Santa to meet the children of Llandaff

Friday 7th December

2pm - 6pm Help the Elf Committee set up Santa's Grotto

Give any time you can between 2pm and 6pm to help the Elf Committee prepare the hall for the fair and decorate Santa’s grotto in Wesley Methodist Church, Canton.

Saturday 8th December

10am – 2pm Festive helpers at Innovate Trust's Christmas Fete

Also at Wesley Methodist Church, Canton. Help our Elf Committee to man the stalls, run Christmas craft activities or assist Santa to give out presents in the grotto!

To sign up, email

Or pop into our office at 5-7 Museum place