Christmas card competition for homelessness charity winners revealed

Christmas card judges, from left: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road
Christmas card judges, from left: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road

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THE winners have been chosen in a Christmas card design competition for a homeless charity.

Eight lucky entrants will have their designs made into Christmas cards and subsequently sold to raise money to provide more housing for homeless people.

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Winners chosen in Christmas card design competition for homeless charity

Winning Christmas card design entries chosen. Judges from l-r: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road Winning Christmas card design entries chosen. Judges from l-r: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road

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Eight winners have been selected to have their designs made into Christmas cards, which will be sold to raise money to provide more housing for homeless people.

The Society of St James (SSJ), who provide support services for the homeless in Portsmouth, is running the initiative, with support from Portsmouth City Council. Eighty-three designs were received in

jpns-02-11-17-020 dp christmas card competition Winners chosen in Christmas card design competition for homeless charity Winning Christmas card design entries chosen. Judges from l-r: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road Winning Christmas card design entries chosen. Judges from l-r: Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council; Jan Tribe, Team Leader of SSJ supported housing property 1 Foster Road; Adrian Hillard, a Trustee of SSJ and Jo Buckley, resident of 1 Foster Road INFO BELOW: Eight winners have been selected to have their designs made into Christmas cards, which will be sold to raise money to provide more housing for homeless people. The Society of St James (SSJ), who provide support services for the homeless in Portsmouth, is running the initiative, with support from Portsmouth City Council. Eighty-three designs were received in

Homelessness charity The Society of St James, who provide support for the city’s homeless, ran the initiative.

Eighty-three designs were received in the competition from dozens of schoolchildren, which were judged by members of the charity, Portsmouth resident Jo Buckley and Councillor Donna Jones, leader of the city council.

Trevor Pickup, the charity’s CEO, said: ‘We are always overwhelmed by the support people provide to various SSJ campaigns and this is no exception.

‘We would like to thank everyone who submitted a design and are sorry we can’t use them all.’

Cllr Jones added: ‘I was blown away by the number of entries received, which were of such a high quality. It was lovely to see how much effort people had put in, which made choosing just eight winning designs really difficult.

‘We’ll now be working hard to get these turned into cards to sell.’

The winning entrants were;

n Hannah Szczechura

n Shanice Wiggins

n Grace Way

n Josie Worsfold

n Hermione Vine

n Thelma Taylor

n Jasmine Howard

n Lauren Mills