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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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Golden Bear supports UK children’s charity Little Rascals Foundation with £850 donation

The UK toy firm, Golden Bear has handed over a cheque for £850 to the British children’s charity, the Little Rascals Foundation, donating money raised during its annual Christmas Quiz event last year to support children with disabilities across the country. The Little Rascals Foundation is a charity set up …

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Toy Trust fundraisers complete ‘event like no other’ and reach almost 26,500km in 80 hours

A mammoth 26,425 kilometres has been reached by participants from across the toy industry in this year’s Toy Trust Challenge to cover the distance of an Around the World journey all within 80 hours. Industry representatives from all areas of the toy space, from manufacturers and retailers, to licensors and …

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Today’s the day… The Toy Trust Around the World in 80 Hours challenge gets underway

Teams and individuals from across the industry are triple checking their laces, supplies packs, and length of their cycling shorts this morning, as the Around the World in 80 Hours Toy Trust Challenge gets underway. Today marks the start of an 80 hour countdown, over the course of which, members …

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Join Hasbro, Mattel, and ToyNews in the Toy Trust’s Around the World in 80 Hours challenge next month

Just 16 days remain before the UK’s toy industry takes on one of its biggest challenges yet and attempts to cover the distance of one trip around the world all within 80 hours. Teams and individuals from across the country’s toy community will take their first steps towards a common …

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The Insights Family partners with kids’ charity Starlight to help improve children’s hospital experience

The kids, parents, and family market intelligence unit, The Insights Family has partnered with the national children’s charity, Starlight in a move to better understand UK families and modernise and improve the hospital experience for children. The partnership was formed after new The Insights Family data helped enable Starlight to …

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The Entertainer raises £650,000 for Bristol Children’s Hospital charity, The Grand Appeal

The family-owned toy retailer, The Entertainer has raised an impressive £650,000 for the dedicated charity of the Bristol Children’s Hospital, The Grand Appeal, just two weeks after reopening the doors of its high street stores. The Entertainer has been raising money for the sick children at Bristol Children’s Hospital by …

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Playtime PR joins UK industry support of London play charity The Toy Project

The London toy and play charity The Toy Project has welcomed support from the UK toy industry specialists, including the PR and communications expert, Playtime PR who has added its name to the growing list of sponsors of the organisation’s brick and mortar workshop and therapy space, The Play Room. …

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The Toy Trust details its Around the World in 80 Hours 2021 fundraising event

The Toy Trust has detailed its new fundraising initiative for 2021: Around the World in 80 Hours, an industry-wide attempt to cover 40,075 kilometres, akin to circumnavigating the globe. Kicking off at 9am on Friday, June 11th this year, the event will call on the toy industry to take part, …

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Tonies donates storytelling boxes and figures to UK children’s charity Starlight

Tonies has gifted 500 Tonies figures and heavily discounted Toniebox storytelling audio devices to the UK’s children’s charity, Starlight in its campaign to bring play to children undergoing serious medical treatment across the country. The Tonieboxes support the charity’s Storybox programme that provides storytelling toys, books and crafts to children in …

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