Where can I donate to the Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal 2014?

The Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Apeal 2014, in partnership with charity Community Links, is now op

The Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Apeal 2014, in partnership with charity Community Links, is now open to donations - Credit: Archant

Drop-off points for the Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal 2014, in partnership with local charity Community Links, are now open and ready to receive your donations.

There are a total of 19 locations across Newham where you can drop off your offering, however small, to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the borough (see below for a full list of locations).

With your help, no child in Newham will wake up to an empty stocking on Christmas morning. If you can’t get out to make your donation, toys can also be collected from your home. Call Community Links on 020 7473 2270 for collections.

If you feel a little out of your depth in choosing a toy that you think a young person would like, you can send a cheque, payable to Community Links, to: Christmas Toy Appeal, Community Links, 105 Barking Road, Canning Town, E16 4HQ.

This will be used by charity workers and volunteers to purchase toys.

Drop-off points are at the following locations across Newham:

• Newham Recorder office:

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The reception desk, Media House, 539 High Road, Ilford. 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays.

• Community Links main centre:

Barking Road, Canning Town. 9am to 6pm on weekdays.

• Community Links office:

Central Park, Centre 2, Central Park Road, East Ham. During opening hours.

• Community Links office:

Rokeby Centre, Rokeby Street, Stratford. 9am to 6pm on weekdays.

• Theatre Royal Stratford:

Box office. During opening hours.

• St Mark’s Church:

Lorne Road, Forest Gate. During opening hours.

• St Bartholomew’s Church:

Barking Road, East Ham. 9am to 4pm on weekdays.

• East Ham Town Hall:

Barking Road. 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

• The Old Town Hall:

Stratford Broadway. 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

• Beckton Globe Library:

Kingsford Way, Beckton. During opening hours.

• Canning Town Library:

Barking Road, Canning Town. During opening hours.

• Custom House Library:

Prince Regent Lane, Custom House. During opening hours.

• East Ham Library:

Barking Road, East Ham. During opening hours.

• Green Street Library:

Green Street, Upton Park. During opening hours.

• Manor Park Library:

Romford Road, Manor Park. During opening hours.

• North Woolwich Library:

Pier Parade, North Woolwich. During opening hours.

• Newham Archives and Local Studies Library:

The Grove, Stratford. During opening hours.

• Newham Bookshop

Barking Road, Upton Park. During opening hours.

• The Gate Library:

Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate. During opening hours.

• Plaistow Park Community Centre:

Queen’s Road West, Plaistow. During opening hours.

• Barchester Westgate House Care Home:

Romford Road, Forest Gate. During opening hours.