Wyvern SRC Christmas Tree – Barnardos Gifts for Kids
EVERY CHILD DESERVES TO FEEL THE JOY, WARMTH AND HAPPINESS OF CHRISTMAS!
This year we are supporting Barnardos Australia Gifts for Kids to reach their goal of collecting a gift for every child in care this Christmas. Thousands of Australian children suffer from family violence and homelessness and Christmas can be a sad time for them. That’s why our school is helping Barnardos Australia and together we can make a big difference and bring smiles to children in need this Christmas. Gift collection will begin on Monday 30th October and will end on Wednesday 6th December.
If you would like to donate online please go to barnardos.org.au/giftsforkids
Each year Barnardos struggle to receive gifts for infants/toddlers aged between 0 – 2 years and teenagers aged between 13 – 18 years.
Some suggestions of infants/toddlers appropriate gifts for 0 – 2 years are:
- Building blocks
- Sensory toys
- Push and pull toys
- Baby clothes
- Picture books
- Toy instruments
- Unbreakable mirrors
- Puzzles and train sets
- Bath toys – great also for playing with on the beach!
Some suggestions of teenage appropriate gifts for 13 – 18 years are:
- sporting equipment (footballs, cricket set, soccer balls)
- baseball caps
- girls make-up
- beach towels
- skin care products
- Gift vouchers are the easiest for this age group, examples of appropriate gift vouchers include vouchers from – Rebel Sport, itunes, JB-Hi Fi, Hoyts Cinemas and Sports Girl
By supporting Barnardos Gifts you are helping make a difference to these children at Christmas Time.
Why We Ask For Unwrapped Gifts
Please do NOT wrap gifts as we need to view the gifts to ensure their safety and to allocate gifts according to a child’s age, gender and individual circumstances.
Please feel free to donate wrapping paper for our centre staff to wrap presents once allocated.