Red CCTV Celebrate Toy Appeal Success

Toy Appeal celebrate successful Christmas supported by Red CCTV

Red CCTV Celebrate Toy Appeal Success

The Toy Appeal sucessfullly delivered more than 6,100 toy sacks for vulnerable children this Christmas.

Their incredible work ensured even Covid could not rob deserving youngsters of their Xmas.

Toy Appeal founder Dee Drake confirmed the magnificent achievement with a thank you letter to Red CCTV, thanking our team for their support this year.

Red CCTV donated the use of a Halo Shield body temperature monitoring system to help protect volunteers from the threat of Covid-19 as they sorted presents for the children.

Dee, wrote: “Thank you so much for your very generous donation to the 2020 Toy Appeal and the use of the Halo Shield body temperature monitoring system for our volunteers at Egerton FC in October.

“With your support we were able to send out 6,100 toy sacks containing 50,000 toys, books, teddies and balls to children across the North West who don’t get a visit from Santa.


“2020 was a really challenging year for us, so thank you so much for supporting us.

“All the very best for 2021 and hopefully life will return to normal again soon.”

The Toy Appeal was launched in 2013 to provide gifts and toys for vulnerable children who were living in poverty.

Over the years the charity has helped thousands of young people via social workers, schools, women’s refuges, food banks and drop-in centres.

In normal circumstances the charity ask for gifts to drop at centres around the North West and those presents are then redistributed by the Toy Appeal’s army of volunteers.


Red CCTV Managing Director Rob Kennedy, said: “The work that Dee and her team do, is immense. They dedicate themselves to ensuring that vulnerable children still get to enjoy Christmas.

“This year, because of Covid, the restrictions placed on us all and the very real risk of passing on the virus, it looked probably that The Toy Appeal would not be able to carry out their usual Christmas collection.

“Dee and her team however came up with a brilliant solution, abandoning the usual Toy Drop and, instead, relying on donations which allowed her team to purchase the gifts themselves.

“Those gifts still needed to be sorted, and distributed and so, they worked with the brilliant team at Egerton Football Club to receive, sort and store the gifts in in a sterile, Covid safe environment.

“It was crucial to protect the volunteers giving up their time for the Toy Appeal and so we were delighted to provide a Halo Shield Body Temperature Monitoring System to help them create safe working bubbles.

“Dee doesn’t need to thank us, it’s a pleasure and an honour and I hope others support her and their work going forward next year.”

The Halo Shield Body Temperature Monitoring System scanned anyone entering the Egerton Food Club sorting centre for possible symptoms of Covid-19.

The innovative body temperature system is capable of scanning up to 30-people-per second and variations of the product can be used to detect whether face masks are worn, to control the flow and numbers of people into a place or room.

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