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Christmas Community Toy Scheme

Donate your New or Nearly New Toys and Gifts

A Second Chance for New and Pre-Loved Toys

Do you have some new or pre-loved toys in need of a new home?

Christmas is a costly time for everyone and so often families have many unwanted toys and gifts that are no longer used. Our Christmas Community Toy Scheme is the perfect opportunity to donate these items so they can be enjoyed by other children. 

This year we are working with a number of community organisations who are providing drop-off points and will arrange for the toys to be distributed to those in need. 

For those unwanted toys in good condition, you can also drop them off in the Christmas Toy Collection containers at any of our five Household Recycling Centres. These items will then be collected by Habitat for Humanity who sort, clean and sell them on at low prices in their ReStore Pop Up shops.

Not only does our Christmas Community Toy Scheme ensure more families have an enjoyable Christmas but it also helps to reduce waste, keeping more items away from landfill.

Christmas Pop Up Toy Shop - Thursday 9th December 2021


The Pop Up Shop  will be held by Habitat for Humanity. providing ‘Pre-Loved’ toys donated as part of the Christmas Toy Scheme through our recycling centres. Toys are of excellent quality and provided at a small cost for the benefit of local families in the run up to Christmas .

The pop up shops will run over two sessions;

Thursday 9 December - 10am to 12noon
Monkstown Community Forum
18 Monkstown Village Centre

In Youth Education Centre - Jordanstown Road Entrance

Thursday 9 December - 2pm to 4pm
Muckamore Parish Development Association
1A Limetree Avenue
BT41 1NP

Access from Belfast Road Entrance


  • What is a Christmas Toy Scheme 2021?
  • Who can use the scheme?
  • What toys can I donate?
  • Where are the Toy Schemes?
  • When can I donate or collect items?
  • I have a more specific question which isn’t covered here; who do I contact?
  • Drop Off Points

Useful Contacts

Stefanie Buchanan

Community Development Officer

Mossley Mill,
Carnmoney Road North,
BT36 5AQ

Tel: 028 94 463113 Ext. 40079

Email Stefanie

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