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Isle of Wight Radio Toy Appeal 2023


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Spreading festive cheer to thousands of Island children, this year’s official Isle of Wight Radio Christmas Toy Appeal runs from the 6th of November until December 9th.

Since its inception over ten years ago, over 34,000 gifts have been donated to less-fortunate children by kind-hearted listeners.

Young carers, children in hospital, families challenged by poverty and youngsters in care are among those who have benefited from the appeal. Donations are more vital than ever before in these challenging times and cost of living crisis,  all donations are so greatfully recieved.

As in previous years, we have drop-off points across the Isle of Wight, including the Isle of Wight Radio office.

Here’s where you can help:

You can donate a NEW toy or gift suitable for a child aged 0-16 via an official drop-off point until December 9th.

We’re asking you to donate new toys unwrapped and to the value of £10. 

We know that's a big ask for some people, so we're hoping you might sign up to do a fundraiser and raise some money instead and then buy toys to donate!

Official 2023 Drop-Off Points:

  1. Tesco Ryde
  2. Home Bargains Newport
  3. Toy Shop Ryde
  4. Red Funnel – East Cowes
  5. Red Funnel – Red Jet
  6. Waitrose – East Cowes
  7. Pocket Full of Pebbles – Cowes
  8. Isle of Wight radio – Newport
  9. Entertainer – Newport
  10. Asda – Newport
  11. Morrisons – Newport 
  12.  West Wight Sports Centre - Freshwater
  13. Choice Carpets - Lake
  14. Ventnor Winter Gardens


We would love you to suport local business where ever possible but you are ordering on-line, please send the gift to:

Isle of Wight Radio Toy Appeal 

C/o Isle of Wight Radio

8 - 10 Dodnor Park


Isle of Wight

PO30 5XE



All gifts will be delivered in time for Christmas.

It’s a local appeal run by local people to benefit local Island children - and on behalf of all the local organisations you’ll be helping, thank you.

We believe every child deserves a Happy Christmas!

Thanks to all of the companies that have helped make the Isle of Wight Radio Toy Appeal possible this year, including:




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