Toymaster May show donations bring joy to recipients

Published on: 25th May 2017

Toys donated on last day of show distributed among children’s hospices, hospital wards, and charities.

Maureen ToymasterYogi Parmar, operations director of Toymaster, wishes to thank all those suppliers who left donated toys for charity in the Toymaster reception room on the last day of the show.

Maureen Burns, of Martin House Hospice, who collected the toys, commented: “We were delighted to be presented with such a huge amount of toys this year, and, as always, they are very much appreciated by the recipients. The colourful, eye-catching range and high quality of the toys are amazing, and we know that the children’s charities are always thrilled and grateful to receive them.”

The beneficiary charities include: Martin House, a hospice for children and young people with life limiting illnesses based in Clifford near Wetherby; Skibbu, the Special Baby Unit and Woodlands Children’s wards at Harrogate Hospital; Leeds General Infirmary Children’s Ward; St. James Hospital Children’s Cancer Ward; Harrogate Young Carers; and Hope Pastures, a charity which affords children the opportunity to spend therapeutic time with animals in a rural environment.

In a letter sent following the show, Maureen added: “Sincere thanks on behalf of all the children and families who will derive great joy from this most welcome donation.”


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