Shoppers are asked to pick up an extra gift when buying festive goodies to help give hard-up families a merry Christmas.
Hemel Hempstead’s Salvation Army is appealing for people to buy a children’s gift and hand it in unwrapped to Superdrug in Marlowes by Sunday, December 17.
Gifts for youngsters aged up to 16 will be wrapped and distributed to families in need.
The Salvation Army also needs volunteers to help out on Christmas Day.
To find out more call Christine Woods on 01442 253607.