#onemorecard

Our #onemorecard campaign aims to encourage you to drop a Christmas card into a neighbour who you think maybe on their own or lonely.

So, when you buy your cards this year please consider throwing another pack into the basket.

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“Believe me when I say that someone you know is lonely. We are living in an age of acute loneliness and the best thing we can do is to be kind to people in our orbit. Sending one more Christmas card this year to someone who may be delighted by it could start a friendship, make a day or ease some pain.”

Kate Leaver, author of The Friendship Cure

Post smiles

When you post a card to someone, it’s not just a card it’s a smile in an envelope.

After all cards are physical reminders that people do care and it’s often when the cards start arriving that we begin to feel festive and connected to friends, family and our wider community.

child colouring in onemorecard

Lift spirits

We’ve enlisted the help of 96 year-old veteran Harry Winters to launch our #onemorecard campaign. He was the lucky recipient of 500 cards last year after a friend put a call out on social media asking people to send Harry some Christmas cheer.

Imagine how many more spirits can be lifted if we each add another name or two to our Christmas card list. Knowing that you’ve made a difference to somebody’s day will lift you too.

Harry inspired onemorecard

Takes 2 minutes

We all know somebody we could send that extra card to and you don’t need to know their name… perhaps it’s the lady that gets on at your bus stop that smiles when she sees your familiar face, the old man walking the dog at the same time each day or a lonely neighbour. Don’t be shy, here’s your excuse to make that connection.

Join us on social media as we encourage each other to write #onemorecard.

#onemorecard - how you can get involved

Join our social media campaign
Does your local school want to take part?
Downloadable schools pack in PDF format

#onemorecard - what people are already sharing...

Make a difference to an older person in your neighbourhood who may be lonely. Please join the #onemorecard campaign thank you x

Posted by Flossy Digweed on Sunday, 2 December 2018

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