There is no feeling like loneliness for children unable to see a parent at Christmas.
Joel, aged 9 hasn’t seen his Dad during the Christmas holidays for the past 2 years.
For most kids, Christmas means celebration, presents, joy and most of all family. For kids like Joel, Christmas can mean sadness, anguish and loneliness. The only gift Joel wants this Christmas is to visit his dad. Joel’s family can’t afford transport for him to see his dad in Wellington prison.
Around Australia, tens of thousands of children will miss out on seeing their mum or dad at Christmas time. You can help Joel and children like him, spend time together this Christmas.
$25 – Provides a Christmas Activity Pack for a child and parent to do together
$100 – Provides transport and support for a child to and from prison
$500 – Provides 5 children with a digital voice recording of a Christmas story from their parent in prison