News — Torfaen Santa Appeal


Spread some festive joy to children in need

The Santa Appeal, run by Torfaen Social Services, gives everyone the chance to donate gifts to children and young people who would otherwise miss out at Christmas time.

This year the appeal open’s on Wednesday 3rd November 2021 and will close on Thursday 2nd December 2021.

Gifts can be donated by calling 01633 647539 between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Thursday.

You will be given a name, an age and a reference number of a child/young person. These details must be attached to the donated gift which should be left unwrapped.

Non-perishable food items can also be donated to make up hampers for young people aged 16 and over who are living alone. Several drop off points are available across the borough on set days, this includes:

TYPSS, The Studio, Oldbury Business Estate, Cwmbran NP44 3JU.

  • Tuesday –  9th 16th & 23rd November – 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Tuesday  7th December – 9.00am – 5.00pm

Cwmbran Shopping Centre, Customer Services Desk (By Specsavers/Wilko)

  • Tuesday – 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th November –  1.30pm – 4.00pm.
  • Tuesday – 7th December – 1.30pm – 4.00pm.

Civic Centre, Glantorvaen Road, Pontypool, NP4 6YN.

  • Tuesday – 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th November – 10.00am – 2.30pm.
  • Thursday – 11th, 18th, 25th November – 10.00am – 2.30pm.
  • Tuesday – 1st and 7th December – 10.00am – 2.30pm.
  • Thursday – 2nd December – 10.00am – 2.30pm.

Garnsychan Partnership, 55 Stanley Road, Garndiffaith, NP4 7LH

  • Thursday – 19th & 26th November – 11.00am -3.00pm
  • Thursday – 2nd & 9th December – 11.00am -3.00pm

Circulate, Blaenavon

  • Tuesday  – 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th November – 10am  -2pm
  • Tuesday – 1st and 7th December  – 10am -2pm

Co-star, The Threepenny Bit Community Hall, Cwmbran, NP44 4SX

  • Monday – 8th, 15th 22nd & 29th November 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Monday – 6th December – 10.00am – 2.00pm

Due to Covid restrictions, no donations will be accepted outside of these dates. Anyone experiencing Covid 19 symptoms should not attend the drop off points.

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