Because we think Home Start does terrific work. And, in light of the recent government announcement, we felt this was a lovely way to do something, while bringing people together. Proceeds will come from this page and ticket sales.

Home-Start believe that the best possible start in life for a child begins at home with their family. A nurturing, loving, stable family and home environment strongly determine a child’s future life chances. Children whose parents are struggling to cope can miss out on the love, routine and support that are vital for their future.

The earliest years make the biggest difference. Home-Start makes sure those years count, so that no child's future is limited.

Last year Home-Start transformed the lives of more than 58,000 children.

james gill