Christmas Present Appeal

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The Isle of Man Bank has produced this video as one of our partners in our Christmas Appeal this year.

Christmas CardoffUntil 15 December, many Salvation Army centres across the UK will be running a Christmas Present Appeal. Please support your local Christmas Present Appeal by finding your nearest appeal and donating new unwrapped toys and gifts for children, families, older people and homeless people in need this Christmas.

The gifts will then be wrapped and distributed to those in need.

How to find your local appeal

To find out where to donate your gift or for more information on the Christmas Present Appeal please contact your regional representative (see below) or email

Alternatively use our postcode search to find your nearest Salvation Army centre and contact them to see if they are running an appeal.

Regional Representatives

Anglia: Francesca Keith 01603 724403
Central North: Alison Hopkins 0161 7433903
Central South: Susan Young/Paul Burr/ Minu Khalsa 01895 208800
East Midlands: Estelle Dove 0115 9835018
East Scotland: Andrena Rowley 0131 4409103
Ireland: Iris Corry 028 90675016
London Central: Jennifer McCullough 0207 3781021
London North East: Sheena Booth 01245 383003
London South East: Paul Harris 01622 775019
North Scotland: Major Bruce Smith 01224 496016
Northern: Carol Wright 0191 2931373
North Western: Deb Gavin/Liz Milne 0151 2526103
South and Mid Wales: Lizzie Brown 029 20440604
Southern: Major Paul Westlake 01489 566816
South Western: Catherine Renouf 01392 822104
West Midlands: Laura Sharman 0121 5078513
West Scotland: John Baird 0141 7795004
Yorkshire Sarah Kelly 0113 3877653

Suggested Gift List for Children and Young People

We believe every child deserves a new gift at Christmas so we are unable to take used or second hand items for the Christmas Present Appeal.

0-3 years:  dolls, teddy bears, cot mobiles, baby clothes, bath toys, CDs of suitable music and nursery rhymes, puzzles,.

3-5: dolls and action figures, cars, lorries,DVDs and CDs (music and nursery rhymes), colouring sets, pencils, crayons, books, puzzles

5-9: educational games & toys, stationery (colouring sets, pencils, crayons, school sets), CDs & family friendly DVDs, books, puzzles, wordsearch, crosswords

9-12: games and toys, stationery, CDs, DVDs, books, T-Shirts, hair accessories, gloves, scarves, hats

13-16: CDs, DVDs, books, make-up and toiletries (please try to ensure non-allergic ingredients if possible), gloves, scarves, hats, T-Shirts, hair accessories,

Over the years, millions of children and young people have benefited from gifts donated to The Salvation Army. By giving a gift to our Christmas Present Appeal you can make a real difference in someone’s life at Christmas.

Give a gift and light up a life!


A4 Christmas Appeal poster (PDF)
A6 Postcard (PDF)
Donate Here Banner (PDF)
A3 Christmas Appeal Poster (PDF)