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A Heartfelt Christmas: Olivia's wish for Understanding & Kindness for people living with Sight Loss




In the midst of the christmas lights and festive melodies that define the holiday season, there is a wish from a young girl named Olivia. This Christmas, Olivia's request to Santa is not for toys or treats but for a more understanding and compassionate world, particularly towards those with sight loss. Olivia and her mother, are on a mission to shed light on the challenges faced by families like hers and make a lasting impact with a heartfelt appeal.

 

In a touching letter to Santa, Olivia expresses her wish for kindness to be spread, especially to a place called Galloways. Her mother, Louise, shares that Galloways has been a lifeline for families dealing with sight loss, offering support and assistance.

 

One poignant moment Olivia shares in her letter revolves around her father, who, despite being blind, attends Olivia's school play. Olivia is always very mindful and worries about the questions her father faces due to his sight. In her letter, she proposes that Santa could help provide equipment for families like hers, ensuring that individuals with sight loss can experience the world more fully. Olivia hopes that this surprise will not only bring joy to her family but also make a significant impact on the lives of others facing similar challenges.

 

Olivia's wish is not just a personal plea; it's a call to action for a more inclusive and understanding. By supporting Galloways, Olivia believes we can collectively contribute to positive change and create a world where everyone is seen and understood, regardless of their visual abilities.

 

You can join Olivia's mission this Christmas and spread extra kindness by supporting Galloways. Your donation can make a real difference by providing essential support and equipment for families navigating sight loss. Together, let's make Olivia's wish come true and bring warmth and joy to those facing challenges this festive season.

 

Consider donating Galloways today and be a part of creating a brighter, more inclusive community. Your generosity will make this holiday season memorable for Olivia's family and positively impact countless others. Thank you for your support during this magical time of the year.


Listen to Olivia's Christmas story here: https://www.galloways.org.uk/winter23


Donate to Galloways this Christmas and support more local families like Olivia's, who live with sight loss: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/winter23

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