SUPPORT NEEDED: Mike and Gail McMahon are organising a Christmas Day lunch in Laidley and are looking for help to get it up and running.
SUPPORT NEEDED: Mike and Gail McMahon are organising a Christmas Day lunch in Laidley and are looking for help to get it up and running. Derek Barry

Laidley Uniting Church a Christmas lunch venue for 'solos'

LAIDLEY residents Mike and Gail McMahon have a dream for Christmas and it involves helping others.

The McMahons are organising a Christmas lunch and are looking for expressions of interest to help and attend on the day.

"We are having a lunch on Christmas Day and are seeking people or organisations who would like to help in some way," Mike McMahon said.

"While Christmas Day is a time of joy for most, there are many who, for whatever reasons, unfortunately carry much sadness and loneliness." The day is in the planning stage but already the Uniting Church has offered their hall and facilities for the day, for which the McMahons are thankful. Suggestions in ways to help include:

 Physical assistance with food preparation on and before Christmas Eve.

 Physical assistance on the day, setting up, food preparation, entertainment, cleaning up and so on.

 Financial assistance towards the costs of food and soft drinks, either before or after the day.

 Publicity by whatever means and copying and distribution of brochure attached.

Mike said the function was not intended only for the poor and needy but for anyone would might need company on a special day.

Please phone Mike on 0417 779 139 or email mike@presto.net.au if you can help. Register your interest to attend before Monday, December 22.

Free tickets will be provided when you register.


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