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Reading Family Aid

A local Reading charity that supports children living in poverty or are disadvantaged. Every year they organise the Toys & Teens Appeal which distributes toys to children aged 0-16 years living in Reading. If funds are available they also arrange outings throughout the year for children and their families who would not be able to afford to.

The Christmas appeal for 2019 starts in October until the 1st December then volunteers help to sort and distribute the toys in time for Christmas. Please visit website for information on drop off points and other ways you can support this charity.

Who to contact

07930 033413
Donation points 2019

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.