The traditional Journalists’ Charity carol service will be held at St Bride’s, Fleet Street on Monday December 18 (6.30pm).
Wine, mince pies and chat afterwards!
MATT Christmas cards are also available to buy with proceeds going to this amazing cause.
The Journalists’ Charity started in 1864 when a group of parliamentary journalists including Charles Dickens set up a fund to help their colleagues and dependants who had fallen on hard times.
It distributes grants and other forms of financial assistance to those in urgent need. No two cases are the same, no reasons are the same, no needs are the same. What they all have in common is that there is no-one else they can turn to for support.
The Journalists’ Charity run their own care and retirement homes at Dorking in Surrey. The residents come from all over the UK.
It is still run for journalists by journalists, who are all too aware of the pressures facing those working in the media in the 21st century. It supports professional journalists and their dependants from newspapers and magazines, television, radio and on-line.