Can you help Charlton Toy Library with a donation to its Christmas Food Hampers scheme?
It’s that time of year again! We are proud to announce we will be providing our annual Christmas Food Hampers and presents to some of our Outreach families, but we NEED YOUR HELP! We rely on your donations. Please help us make a family’s Christmas this year. People can bring the donations either to the Charlton Toy Library (Tuesday/Thursday/Friday between 9:30-12:30) or to the Office at Charlton House (Monday to Friday between 10 am to 4 pm).
Charlton Toy Library is a Registered Charity set up in 1982, and can be found at Charlton House, Charlton Rd, London SE7 8RE. You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.
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Charlton Lido hosts a charity ‘Snowflake Swim’ swim for Demelza Hospice Care for Children on Sunday 31st January, from 2pm. Maybe you’ve been inspired to give the lido a try by the new Land Rover advert, or you’re a regular who wants to raise some money from your weekend swim for a local charity – you can sign up online here. Good luck to all who take part!
A message from Charlton Toy Library about their Christmas appeal:
Charlton Toy Library is a charity maintained by fundraising. As well as a toy borrowing service and stay-and-play sessions, we also run an outreach programme. Our outreach worker visits four women’s refuges in the area, lending books, toys and games to the children. To help these children – who have no toys at Christmas – we are aiming to raise £1,000 in donated toys/donations for toys to be used in our outreach programme. If you are clearing out cupboards for Christmas and have toys that you can donate to the library we would be most grateful. Alternatively, if you would like to give us a donation to buy toys, please visit our Virgin Money Giving site to donate and put in the comments box that the funds are for ‘outreach toys’.
You can find out more about the work that Charlton Toy Library does at: http://www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk/