The Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Clare Louise Carragher, is asking as many people as possible across the Borough to get behind the 2021 Christmas Toy Appeal.
Each year thousands of toys, gifts and stocking fillers are lovingly donated by kind-hearted residents, Sefton Council staff, partners and community groups to put a smile on the faces of Sefton’s children.
What to donate
New and unwrapped toys, gift vouchers, toiletries, pyjamas and stocking fillers for all ages are needed and welcomed as part of the appeal.
Donations of gift cards and toiletries are especially welcome for older children and teenagers.
How to donate
Drop off gifts at a dedicated drop off point
You can take your gifts to the any of the locations below. Please make sure you check opening hours and any COVID19 guidelines/restrictions directly with each location before travelling.
|Supermarkets||Council Libraries||Council Leisure Centres|
|Asda Supermarket, 81 Strand Road Bootle L20 4BB||Bootle Library, 220 Stanley Road, Bootle, L20 3EN||Bootle Leisure Centre, Washington Parade, Bootle L20 5JJ|
|Tesco Supermarket, Hawthorne Road, Litherland L21 8NZ||Crosby Library, Crosby Road North, Waterloo L22 OLQ||Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre, The Esplanade, Waterloo L22 1RR|
|Asda Central 12 Shopping Park, Derby Road, Southport PR9 OTY||Meadows Library, Hall Lane, Maghull L31 7BB||Netherton Activity Centre, Glovers Lane, Netherton L30 3TL|
|Formby Library, Duke Street, Formby L37 4AN||Meadows Leisure Centre, Hall Lane, Maghull L31 7BB|
|Atkinson Library, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB||Dunnes Leisure Centre, Esplanade, Southport PR8 1RX|
Gift donations can be made until Monday 20 December 2021.
You can buy gifts online and have them directly delivered to 'Sefton Mayor’s Christmas Toy Appeal, Town Hall, Oriel Road, Bootle L20 7AE'.
Gifts must be received by Monday 20 December 2021.
This year, cash donations will also be accepted via bank transfer. Please use the information below to make a cash donation directly to The Mayor of Sefton's Charity Fund account:
- Reference: Mayor's Toy Appeal
- Account Number: 382 96 888
- Sort Code: 60 20 23
Please note: All cash donations must be marked 'Mayor’s Toy Appeal' to help distinguish donations made to the account.
The deadline to send cash donations via bank transfer is Wednesday 15 December 2021.
Every donation makes a difference
After a tough two years, there will be many families across the Borough who will receive gifts that will make all the difference and bring them some Christmas cheer.
Volunteers from Sefton Council will distribute all presents to children and young people throughout the Borough on behalf of the Mayor.
For further information on the Mayor’s Christmas Toy Appeal, please call or text our helpful elves on 07837 863 075.