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Toy Trust eBay auction raises £4,300

Top earner was a Moshi Monsters Day with Michael Acton Smith.
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The Toy Trust Money Can't Buy Auction officially closed last Friday (November 30th), with £4,300 raised to support children's charities at home and overseas.

The top earner was a Moshi Monsters Day with founder Michael Acton Smith at Moshi HQ. This was closely followed by some limited edition Dr Who figure sets, a LEGO mosaic of your family and a limited edition Furby set.

"We would like to thank all the contributing companies for their support of this inaugural event," said Nick Austin, chair of the Toy Trust. "Special thanks goes to Hasbro's Foye Pascoe and LEGO's Fiona Wright who master-minded and managed the event, which now takes our 2012 fundraising total to over £300,000."

In addition, Flair helped raise £1,037.50 for the Toy Trust from its Sylvanian Families a Study in Art exhibition in London during October half term, and an online auction. 

In total over 25 Sylvanian Families items were bought, with the highest priced item reaching £300.

Peter Brown, Chairman of GP Flair, said: "We are delighted to have raised such an impressive sum for our chosen charity the Toy Trust. 

"I personally would like to thank all the artists, children and fans who created pieces of art for the exhibition, not only was it seen and enjoyed by thousands of people whilst at the Strand Gallery but it has gone on to benefit a very worthy cause."

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