Final week to make Toy Story donations and make a wish come true..

Final week to make Toy Story donations and make a wish come true

Toy Story Corporate Day is a day synonymous with giving back on a large scale in KwaZulu-Natal. Big businesses and celebrities will rally together on Friday 06 December to raise funds for underprivileged children in KZN as part of East Coast Radio Toy Story, in partnership with Toys R Us & Babies R Us. 

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East Coast Radio

East Coast Radio will broadcast live from Gateway Theatre of Shopping for twelve hours, from 6am until 6pm, on Toy Story Corporate Day while a host of South African celebrities will man the telephone lines to take pledges. The celebs who will be adding their voices to make wishes comes true for kids across the province include muscians; Kyle Deutsch, Holley Rey former Mrs World, Candice Abrahams and Mrs SA 2nd Princess Joann Barnwell as well as Survivor SA winner, Rob Bentele.


All the money collected will be directed to a remote school identified by the department of education.


Leading up to the ultimate day, Marketing Manager for Toys R Us Babies R Us, Catherine Jacoby said that she is proud to know that KZN’s efforts will be making a sustainable difference to those in need, bringing joy to kids across the province.


“Fundraising will be focused on the area we believe will have the most sustainable impact. We envision the initiative playing a defining role in empowering young minds and equipping them with the necessary tools to become future leaders.” said Jacoby.


East Coast Radio’s General Manager Boni Mchunu has urged people to open their wallets and hearts, “East Coast Radio’s Toy Story reminds us that we all have an important duty to play in ensuring the well-being of disadvantaged children in our country, particularly in KZN and it is also a reminder of the impact that our collective efforts can have on the lives of future generations.”


To make a pledge on Toy Story Corporate Day call 087 086 94 95 between 6am and 6pm on Friday 06 December.


Toys donations can also be made at any Toys R Us & Babies R Us. The toys that are donated through the campaign will again be distributed to disadvantaged children at government hospitals, children’s homes and orphanages.

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