.Christmas hampers spread cheer

15:00 24 December 2012

Christians Against Poverty volunteer Joe Stockdale delivers a Christmas hamper to the Billings family.

Christians Against Poverty volunteer Joe Stockdale delivers a Christmas hamper to the Billings family.

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Families across Exmouth and Budleigh have received a Christmas hamper thanks to Christians Against Poverty.

The group has delivered 32 hampers, which were filled with food and Christmas gifts donated by worshippers from churches in Budleigh Salterton, East Budleigh and Otterton.

Area manager Ruth Stephens said: “On behalf of all those wonderfully generous people who have helped with donations of food, I would like to say a big thank-you.

“Those who received the hampers are amazed and very thrilled.”

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