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The Toy Trust spreads much-needed cheer

The Toy Trust, the charity founded by the British Toy & Hobby Association to help disabled and disadvantaged children, has released details of some of its latest charity initiatives, made possible thanks to the generous support of the UK toy industry. Friends of ‘Holcot’ The Toy Trust supported this well-run …

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MGA Entertainment and Zapf Creation donate 5,000 toys to support families in need

MGA Entertainment (MGAE) and Zapf Creation have been spreading the Christmas cheer this festive period, donating 5,000 new and unused toys to support families in need via local and national charities, hospitals and hospices. Angie Tillett, Senior Community Fundraising Manager at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said: …

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Moose Toys and Hinkler gift 10,000 toys and books to Aussie kids

Moose Toys, one of Australia’s leading toy companies, and Hinkler, an independent publisher famous for books, crafts, puzzles and games, have decided to come together and make Christmas a little easier on struggling families. Between them, the Melbourne-based companies are donating almost 10,000 toys and books to beneficiaries, including the Monash Children’s …

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Amazon UK teams with charity In Kind Direct to deliver toys to families in need

Amazon UK is collaborating with charity In Kind Direct to deliver games and toys to children in vulnerable situations across the UK this Christmas. Customers can donate toys by visiting amazon.co.uk/donateatoy. The items will then be distributed by Kind Direct to families across the UK. Last year more than 6,700 toys were …

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Casdon Toys boosts 100 role-play areas in schools across the country

With role-play at the heart of Casdon Toys, the company launched its ‘Helping out in the Home Corner’ initiative this summer, which would see primary schools across the country benefit through an interactive and resource-led programme while also enhancing home corners in their classrooms. As schools returned this September, 100 …

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Rubies donates over 50,000 costumes and accessories to raise funds for The Children’s Society

Rubies has announced a new, exclusive partnership with The Children’s Society, a national charity that supports some of the country’s most vulnerable young people. By donating over 50,000 costumes and accessories, Rubies is helping the charity to generate much-needed income and continue to provide life-changing support to thousands of children …

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The Retail Trust launches new fundraising appeal after demand soars by nearly 90%

Industry charity the Retail Trust has begun a fundraising appeal after demand for its services for retail workers rose by nearly 90 per cent due to Covid-19. It is calling on people to support the appeal by walking, running, swimming or cycling four miles, donating a minimum of £4 and …

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Britains makes £10,000 donation to Farms for City Children charity

Britains – Europe’s oldest specialist in agricultural toys and collectables – continues to celebrate its 100 year anniversary by giving back to the industry, this time to the tune of a £10,000 donation to the educational charity, Farms for City Children. Founded in 1976, Farms for City Children offers school …

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Fanattik names Get-Well Gamers its charity partner until end of 2022

The pop culture specialist, Fanattik, has named the gaming charity, Get-Well Gamers as its charity partner until the end of 2022. The partnership has been struck up as the firm’s means of ‘giving back to the community that has supported it since launch.’ Established in 2007, Fanattik has been developing …

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Spring and Autumn Fair name the Retail Trust as official Charity Partner

Hyve Group has named the Retail Trust as its official charity partner for Spring and Autumn Fair for the next two years, as well as its wellbeing partner across all of its retail shows in the UK, including Glee, Pure, and Scoop, to provide support, awareness, and fundraising for the …

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