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Christmas Charity Appeals

The council are supporting several charity appeals this Christmas

West Lothian annual cat and dog appeal

The West Lothian annual cat and dog appeal has been launched to support abandoned animals in West Lothian. Organisers are looking for donations such as tins of cat or dog food, treats, pet toys or blankets. Donations can be accepted up to Friday 20 December, with collection boxes at key points in council buildings across West Lothian.

For more information email:

Open Door Accommodation Project

The local charity works with young homeless people between the ages of 16-25 within West Lothian.

All donations will enable the charity to provide additional activities to promote the confidence and esteem of the young people they work with in their homeless services.

This year their Christmas appeal is supporting homeless young people in West Lothian.

To donate

The homeless young people really appreciate your help.

Home-Start West Lothian

Home-Start West Lothian is ready to support families through their toughest times to work alongside parents to overcome the challenges they are facing, and provide support this Christmas by providing a Christmas hamper.

You can choose to sponsor a family of 2, 4 or 6, and make sure that this is a Christmas to remember for them.

Please get in touch on 01506 415755, or contact to sign-up and get a list of what to include.

Donations of non-perishable items can also be dropped off to the Administration Office in the Civic Centre up to Wednesday 4th December.