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Derby Lions Club Christmas Appeal 2009

A Christmas appeal letter from Derby Lions Club, which invites schoolchildren from across the county to donate food and drink to the needy. The campaign, which is being supported by the Derby Telegraph, and was officially launched at a ceremony at the Derby Telegraph's offices in Meadow Road, Derby Mayor Sean Marshall attended the ceremony.

Derby Lions has been running Christmas collections for more than 20 years and, 10 years ago, the group first decided to invite schools to join the appeal.
Dear Parent,

Your Child's school has given us permission to ask you to support our Annual Christmas Appeal for the Needy and Lonely.

May we kindly ask you to send a Tin of Food or a Packet of Non-perishable Food or Drink that will be included in our Parcels which will be distributed week commencing 30th November.

Your Children's School will be mentioned in the Derby Telegraph and we extend our thanks for your anticipated support.

Barbara Edmuns

Derby Lions Club President

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