WALES' 2023 Pub of the Year, in Wrexham, is fundraising for a charity that helps the homeless, with a series of entertainment nights.

Magic Dragon Brewery Tap on Charles Street, is collecting donations for Shelter Cymru this month at their music events.

David Salisbury, manager of the tap said: "All our music events are free entry but this month were asking for donations for this great charity, no matter how small. We have a great line up of bands throughout December, please come along and support however you can."

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The music events at The Tap start tonight (December 8) with Noise-Unit DJ set, and follows with December 15 Pa Gur Band, December 22 Andy Hickie & friends, December 24 Open Mic night with Laura Leigh-Dickenson and Josh Edwards, December 27 Lovers Open Fire & Groom the Giant and finally December 29 Missing Persons Bureau DJ set.

Frankie Mairs, Shelter Cymru's regional fundraiser for North Wales added: "We are incredibly thankful to the team at Magic Dragon Brewing for choosing to support us this Christmas. Diolch o galon."

Almost 3,500 children in Wales will wake up homeless this Christmas, a heartbreaking statistic.

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With thousands of people on the brink of poverty and no sign of the cost-of-living crisis coming to an end, homelessness is a reality that many families are facing this winter.

Shelter Cymru helps 18,000 people a year who are either experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

In Wrexham, Shelter Cymru helped 894 people in 2022 who were either living in bad housing or facing/experiencing homelessness.

A donation, no matter the size, means the charity can be there for families when they need it most, helping people to find a permanent place to call home. If you would like to support Shelter Cymru, you can donate here: