Ho ho ho! Will you make space for Santa this year and bring happiness to children in need in the local community.

This year, we’re asking primary schools and community groups to support us by hosting collection points for used children’s toys, books and clothes.

It will mean more space for Santa to leave gifts and it will also provide items for Changing Lives to distribute to children in need in the local community!

Good quality, nearly new donations will go directly to the children we support in our projects, either as Christmas gifts or for them to play with in project.

Used condition donations will be sold in our Gateshead charity shop and the proceeds raised will be used to help fund our projects.

Donations will need to be dropped off at our Central Office on Team Valley – Monday to Friday – between the 1st and 15th December, to give us time to sort and distribute them.

Download your collection point poster here

Make Space for Santa poster – Christmas 2017

Want to collect things for us as an individual?

Check out our Reverse Advent Calendar appeal