Thank you for considering donating a toy, book or game (to the value of no more than £10) for children and young adults aged 0-18 in care or in need in Northamptonshire.
For 4,000 children in care or in need in Northamptonshire, Christmas will just be another day. Both here at the Saints and at our good friends at Travis Perkins we want to change this, but we need the backing and generosity of our supporters to do so!
Remember, your gift must be brand new and unwrapped, although we do ask that you bring it to Franklin's Gardens on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, in a plastic bag to protect it from the elements!
Here are a few ideas for each age group!
Aged 0-5 years
- Tomy Pop-Up Pirate
- Saints Teddy Bear and other soft toys
- Tomy Aquadoodle drawing toy
- Character gifts and toys, i.e. Peppa Pig, Timmy Times, Charlie and Lola, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Octonauts, Dora The Explorer, Postman Pat, Thomas and Friends, Zingzillas, Mike the Knight, etc.
- Infant gifts from Mothercare, Boots and Early Learning Centre
- First learning books
Please avoid clothes, babywear and other accessories
Aged 6-12 years
- Activity books
- Board games eg Connect 4, Jenga, Operation
- Handicraft kits, eg Hama Beads
- Girl's make-up sets or dressing up jewellery
- Dolls and accessories
- Soft toyrs
- Lego and Lego Creator
- 'Pretend Play' toys
- Model cars, Transformers, Hexbugs and other similar items
- Outdoor games, eg frisbee, boomerang, kite, skipping ropes, space hopper
- Sporting items, eg football, rugby ball or cricket set
Aged 13-18 years
- Board games and puzzles
- CDs and DVDs
- Lego Technic and Hexbugs
- Mobile phone charms
- Store vouchers
- Amazon, iTunes, music download vouchers
Bring your donation to the Village area at Franklin's Gardens before the Aviva Premiership game against Exeter Chiefs and drop it in the back of the big Travis Perkins truck!
If you're not at the game you can bring your donation to the main reception at Franklin's Gardens during office hours in the week leading up to the game (i.e. w/c November 10th) or to any of the town's branches of Travis Perkins. Donations will be distributed by Northamptonshire County Council.
Thank you for helping us put a smile on the face of all Northamptonshire children this Christmas!