This year, Reading Voluntary Action are hosting Christmas gift collections on behalf of Reading Family Aid and the Royal Berkshire Hospital’s Giving Tree.
Reading Family Aid’s Toys and Teens Appeal
As part of their Toys and Teens Appeal, Reading Family Aid are looking for new or ‘as new gifts’ suitable for those aged 0-16, to pass on to disadvantaged children in Reading. Read a detailed list of what Reading Family Aid would like (and what they don’t want!). The last date for their collection is 1 December 2019. For more information on the Toys and Teens Appeal, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Berkshire Hospital’s Giving Tree
The Royal Berkshire Hospital’s Giving Tree appeal is collecting gifts for patients who will be in hospital over Christmas. Any suitable gifts would be welcome, but here are a few ideas:
-Toiletries, nail art sets etc
-Chocolates, biscuits or other edible gifts
-Books, including crossword puzzles
-Jigsaw puzzles or games
-Scarves, hats, gloves, socks, jumpers etc
The last date for their collection is Friday 13 December 2019. For more information on the RBH’s Giving Tree appeal, please email email@example.com.
Making a donation
-Donations for either appeal can be brought to reception at Community Place, on the third floor of Reading Central Library (Abbey Square – RG1 3BQ).
-Please note, gifts do not need to be wrapped.