More than 400 young people across the Moreton Bay Region will receive a gift this Christmas, thanks to the generosity of customers at Morayfield Shopping Centre.
The annual toy appeal, run by Morayfield Shopping Centre, generated more than $17,000 in donations from sponsors and trolleys full of toys donated by shoppers.
The centre asked shoppers to help them give these children the best Christmas yet, and that’s exactly what they’ve done.
Morayfield Shopping Centre marketing manager Krystall Waldock says more than 400 children will receive toys this year.
“Over 400 local children and young people will receive a gift this Christmas,” she says.
“We’re supporting children who are doing it tough this year.
“The toys will be donated to children in foster care, residential care, or in hospital, the ones spending Christmas away from their families.”
Krystall says the centre is grateful to generous customers and sponsors who have not only helped the centre by donating toys and money, but also helped give children the best Christmas they’ve ever had.
“We want to thank our shoppers for the overwhelming amount of donations, and we hope that our Christmas Toy Drive makes a big difference to the children of Morayfield and surrounding suburbs,” Krystall says.
All toys are given to the Child Safety Centre in Morayfield, which will then distribute them to the children who need it most in the area.
Morayfield Child Safety Centre Manager Bronwen Iotua says the community support is incredibly appreciated.
“I want to thank you for your kindness, and thinking of our local children, and getting involved in the Toy Drive,” Bronwen says
“These children belong to our community.
“I want to thank Morayfield Shopping Centre as well who have run this Toy Drive over the past few years.”
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