RNLI to launch second annual toy drive in Skegness
This event, collecting toys for two worthy Skegness causes – The Storehouse Food Bank and the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre – aims to deliver joy to children in need during this festive period.
It will be launched at theThe Hideout Café and Bar, located in Compass Gardens on Saturday, December 2 and run until Saturday, December 9.
The crew of Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Station who are organisng the Toy Drive are inviting members of the local community to get involved by donating new toys sealed in their own packaging. There is no need to wrap them in festive paper so the team can ensure the gifts are safe and suitable for children.
Brad Johnson, RNLI volunteer Launch Authority at Skegness, said: “We are immensely grateful for the incredible support we've already received for our 2nd Annual RNLI Crew led Toy Drive.
“Each contribution, whether it's a toy donation or a helping hand, is a testament to the generous spirit of our community.
“As we gear up for this year's event, I want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who has pledged their support and to those planning to do so.
"Your generosity is not just about giving a gift; it's about bringing a smile, a moment of joy, and a sense of wonder to a child's life.”
Special thanks have also been extended to Carl and The Hideout Café and Bar for generously providing their venue as the base for this annual event free of charge. Toys can be donated during opening hours.