The Mission Christmas appeal really does make a difference to thousands of lives each year.

Year on year thousands of children could potentially wake up to nothing on Christmas morning without the help of you.

If you would like to help the appeal this year by donating a new, unwrapped gift here's a list of the places you can drop it off.

Drop off points:

n Asda Kingstown, Carlisle

n All B&M Bargain stores across the county

n Wickes, Carlisle

n Benson for Beds, Carlisle

n Morrison's, Scotland Road, Carlisle

n Asda, Dunmail Park, Workington

n Beehive, London Road, Carlisle

n The Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle

n Tesco, Rosehill, Carlisle

n Co-Op, Station Road, Wigton

Donation points have been reduced this year due to Covid-19.