Barnardo's thanks people of Ballyclare for toy donations

Barnardo's has thanked the people of Ballyclare for helping its local shop raise £120 through the annual Argos Toy Exchange Scheme.

Tuesday, 9th February 2016, 7:00 am

During the six-week initiative, customers of the Main Street store donated 10 bags of toys, worth approximately £12 a bag.

In total, Barnardo’s across the UK received 46,000 bags of toys worth over £550,000, which will help to support the charity’s work with less advantaged children.

Barnardo’s NI Director Lynda Wilson said: “I would like to thank everyone in the Ballyclare area who took part in the scheme and donated pre-loved toys. The sales of these toys will enable us to continue our work supporting local children and their families.”