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Pre-loved Toy Appeal

Date: Wednesday 9 November to Sunday 11 December

Venue: Recycling centres in Belfast

Category: Christmas


During our Christmas toy appeal we're asking you to donate pre-loved toys, to help families in need in the community.

From Wednesday 9 November to Sunday 11 December, you can bring your pre-loved toys to any of our recycling centres, including toys, games, books, DVDs and other items suitable for children of all ages.

The items and their boxes or packaging must be clean, complete, working, and in good condition.

Examples of toys you could donate include:

  • bikes, trikes, scooters
  • ride-on toys
  • go-karts
  • toy kitchens and work benches
  • doll houses
  • dolls and prams
  • jigsaws, puzzles and board games (must be complete)
  • figures and figurines
  • Lego

We can't accept:

  • soft toys, such as teddy bears
  • electronic (mains or battery-operated) devices

What will happen to the toys?

We'll distribute the toys to a range of charity organisations, including:

  • East Belfast Mission – Restore shops (Newtownards Road and Park Centre)
  • Saint Vincent de Paul (Antrim Road)
  • Save the Children (Botanic Avenue)

The items will be used to help families in need:

  • some will be sold at affordable prices in charity shops
  • others may be gifted to families in greatest need

Where can I donate?

You can donate to any of our recycling centres. The table shows the location of our recycling centres.

Recycling centre  Address 
Alexandra Park Avenue 180 Alexandra Park Avenue,
BT15 3GJ

Blackstaff Way

1 Blackstaff Way,
BT11 9DT


6 Park Road,

Palmerston Road

2 - 4 Palmerston Road,


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