Christmas 2020

Many of our volunteers will be continuing to make calls and keep in touch over Christmas, but our office will be closed until 4th January. If you would like some support over the Christmas period then you can contact the following:

  • The One Reading Community Hub is open 9-1 on working days (so closed bank holidays). Call 0808 189 4325 or click here for the website.
  • NHS First Responders are available from 8am to 8pm and can help with shopping and essential items. Call 0808 196 3646 or click here for the website

Over the Christmas period the following places will be providing food:

  • CIRDIC (St Saviours Church Hall, Berkeley Avenue, RG1 6JT) Take away hot meals Mon, Tue and Friday except Christmas Day.  But opening Thursday between 1 and 2 to collect Christmas Dinner.
  • Providence Chapel (103 Oxford Road, RG1 7UD) Take away hot meals every Monday including the 28th
  • New Beginnings (Queens Arms, Great Knollys Street, RG1 7HL) Hot meals will be provided on Christmas Day at lunchtime for collection but you must book in advance.  Click here for more information
  • Weller Centre (110 Amersham Road, RG4 5NA) Closing afternoon on Christmas eve but will be open between Christmas and New Year (shorter hours).  Click here for more information
  • Whitley Community Development Association (252-260 Northumberland Avenue, RG2 7QA) Will have a surplus table available during certain hours. Click here for more information
  • Wycliffe (233 Kings Road, RG1 4LS) Foodshare collection.  Opening times 24th December, 29th December, 31st December, 5th January – Doors Open at 8pm

The Mustard Tree team hope you have a happy Christmas and New Year. See you in 2021!

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