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The Rossendale Radio Christmas Toy and Gift Appeal 2020


Toy Drive

Rossendale Radio today launched it's annual Christmas appeal to help those in need at this time.

The ROSSENDALE RADIO CHRISTMAS TOY & GIFT APPEAL in association with The Rossendale Community Support Network and Kids In Rossendale will collect Toys & Gifts at a number of collection points around The Valley. (see below) It is hoped all the Valleys Supermarkets and other outlets will join the appeal and have collection points in their stores.

The appeal launched 5th October with a closing date of 13th December.

Toys and gifts collected will then be distributed among people referred by organisations such as CAB, Social Services and other Valley Charities.

Rossendale Radio organisers stated “Because of Covid 19, many people in The Valley will be facing hardship at Christmas and this is one way the Community station can help to support them. We know the good Valley people are always generous and happy to help those less fortunate”

PLEASE NOTE: during the new lockdown restrictions, some of the following collection points may have to close. As an alternative if you wish to donate directly to Rossendale Radio, with funds to be added to the appeal, please email: studio@rossendaleradio.com  or ring to discuss on 07963 322966.


Current Donation Points*

*PLEASE BE AWARE - During the lockdown period, some of our donation points will have to temporarily close. The ones marked with * will remain open, though some of the other points may still be accepting donations by arrangement. Please contact them directly to find out.

Haslingden:
Bacup:
  • Morrisons *
  • Trinity Baptist Church
  • Forget-me-nots Florist
Crawshawbooth:
Rawtenstall:
Stacksteads:
  • Cohens Chemist *
Waterfoot:
  • St Anne's Primary School *

Thank you Rossendale.

In response to all the businesses who have supported the Toy and Gift drive as collection points and to all the people who have taken the time to donate, we at Rossendale Radio, along with our roving reporter Katie, toured the Valley recently to say thank you in person.

Please watch our thank you video and check back to see how you can donate throughout lockdown.

Rossendale Toy Drive Video