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1 day ago

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📢We're looking for a Toy Team Volunteer!Is Toy Story your favourite movie? Do you think that the best part of being a parent is the excuse to buy and play with toys? Do you still have all of your favourite toys from your childhood? Then this is the opportunity for you!Join our Toy Team and sort donations of toys, books, games and puzzles into care packages to give kids of all ages hours of entertainment and learning. What you'll do:✔️ Sort and organise donations of toys, books, games, puzzles and activity kits. ✔️ Clean toys, check they're in good working order and replace batteries to ensure they're ready to be played with and enjoyed. ✔️Curate the contents of toy packs and activity kits to ensure they provide a range of items to comfort, entertain, and teach children of all different age groups. The impact you'll have:❤️ Give children a care package of fun and exciting items just for them to help them feel special and bring joy during tough times.❤️ Help save thousands of items from landfill by making them fit for re-use and re-homing. ❤️ Give children and especially infants the educational items they need to develop their cognitive and fine motor skills and aid their overall development. If this is the opportunity for you, please email to express your interest. 💌#volunteer #GiveBack ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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A little late but none the less sincere❤️On this Thank You Thursday....💙Last week our shelf was empty but thanks to Natures Organics we now have stock of kids wash & bubble bath.💙Another empty shelf has been restocked by Pinchapoo, 200 shampoo & 200 conditioner, thank you.💙Kogo goodies are always a big hit with our volunteers, we love being able to include beautiful knitted items for the families we help. From our volunteers to yours we say thanks.💙Where would we be without our crafty people, they spend hours at home sewing, knitting, crocheting & more... One of these crafty knitters is 94 years old & sent a bag of gorgeous knitted jumpers, so special.💙Thank you Dot & June who donated nappies, wipes & other baby items, these are always much appreciated. Thank you to the many donors that dropped off items this week, in particular the donor of the huge bag of brand new clothing items, socks, hats etc... there was a lot of excitement unpacking that bag.💙 💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Big Group Hug
See you this Saturday (6th of March, 10am - 12pm) for our Donation Day! 🙌Our friendly volunteer team will be there to greet you from 10am-12pmand to accept your donations. No bookings required! We are in desperate need of: ❤️ Prams ❤️ Bassinets ❤️ Cots ❤️ Sterilizers ❤️ Vaporizers ❤️ Baby capsules and car seats 0 to 4 years❤️ Baby monitorsAt this stage, we ask that you not bring any strollers, porta-cots, toys or books. We say, with the utmost gratitude, that our shelves are currently overflowing with these items. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!#donate #charity #notforprofit #preloved #GiveBack ... See MoreSee Less
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