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16 Oct 2017 19:58:04

Weʼre raising money to buy toys for Hamilton Foodbank to distribute at Christmas to those that need their help.
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Usually us Ed's do a collection across all the sites for a chosen charity in the run up to Christmas, with Cancer Research and Alder Hey Children's Hospital being a couple of the places that we - and more importantly, you - previously donated too.
I originally intended just asking the lads on the Celtic page for help with this but when I asked Ed001 and Ed033's permission to do it, I'm delighted that they decided to adopt it as the cross sites charity this year.

The appeal will run until Monday December 11th (8 weeks) which should give the women time to buy the toys and the Foodbank people time to distribute them AND that means there's no rush for you to donate right now.

And if for whatever reason you can't donate anything, don't worry about it, there's no obligation or pressure just because you use the sites.

Please have a read HERE and if you can donate anything at all it would be really appreciated or if you have any questions just ask away.

There's also a pinned link to the donating page at the top of the pages.

Thanks for reading and hopefully we can make even a wee bit of a difference to a lot of kids this Christmas.

P.S. There's that Timalloy wanting to be centre of attention AGAIN and has to be in their first AGAIN. Tim made our very generous first donation. Cheers Tim.

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16 Oct 2017 20:39:28
Fantastic ed once I've sorted a few things out will be more than happy to donate will you keep refreshing this up til Christmas.

{Ed007's Note - Thanks mate. There's a pinned post at the top of the page that will be there till it ends, Gordo and I'l mention it now and again but I don't want to become a pain in the arse with it and annoying folk.}

16 Oct 2017 23:42:09
Cracking cause, I get paid next week so will make a donation.

Ive always kept in mind those less fortunate, especially around the festive season.

To think of anyone on their own or in hard times is difficult for me.

Reinforces just how fortunate we are 💚.

{Ed007's Note - I promise you mate that every single penny will buy toys for the foodbank women to give out to children from all backgrounds in the Hamilton area.}

17 Oct 2017 05:32:57
Great cause and a fantastic gesture Eds, if you could keep reposting it till next week i will make donations.

{Ed001's Note - the link should be at the top of every page now for donations, as we have decided to make it our Xmas charity this year.}

17 Oct 2017 07:38:59
Hi all fellow scottish fans except bluenoses jambo here from wishaw would also like to make donation.

17 Oct 2017 10:10:04
Changed days when even the jambos canny stand them.

17 Oct 2017 06:16:50
Eds have you thought about getting posters to donate toys that their kids don't play with anymore? I usually give them to my sons school but there is plenty to go around, im sure fellow posters with kids will agree.

{Ed007's Note - Getting people to donate new or nearly new toys was the original idea and is also happening mate, but I couldn't ask folk over the internet to bring the toys to Hamilton so I thought the next best thing was collecting money and buying toys with that.
If you do have unwanted toys contact your local foodbank or even your local Priest/Minister who will point you in the right direction.
And thank you, Union Jack, for your donation - it's much appreciated.}

17 Oct 2017 14:27:21
My daughter dances in hamilton so next time shes up there ill get an address from you if that's cool bud.

{Ed007's Note - No probs, that would be great (yes)

17 Oct 2017 04:51:28
@ed007 - great cause and as its based in Gods Country ( South Lanarkshire ) I couldn't not donate - I just wish it could have been more.
Sometimes we all need to take a step back and realise how fortunate we are in life, especially at Xmas time.

18 Oct 2017 18:02:36
Great cause and so simple to donate. Cheers ED's.

{Ed007's Note - Thanks mate.}

18 Oct 2017 18:43:54
Hi Ed great cause at this special time of year to give to those in real need we were all kids at one time and to get a new toy well your eyes just lite up. So I get paid next week and will be donating for a great cause . To UJ well done great to see we all stand together for decent causes.

19 Oct 2017 11:28:00
Ed 007. I work as a youth worker in South Lanarkshire and donshifts in a youth centre in Hamilton. If you need a drop off for toys donated i may be able to help you. If not stored in Hamilton could poss get room in Larkhall. Get in touch if you need to.

{Ed007's Note - Thanks very much mate, I'll keep that in mind. Good man (yes)

20 Oct 2017 07:22:16
@ed007 - well done for reaching the £500 mark. Onwards and upwards to the next target.







 

 

 
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