A fundraising organisation has launched an Easter egg appeal to bring 'joy and smiles' to children and their families in hospital.

Play2Give, is looking to collect Easter eggs for donations to the Oxford Children's Hospital and for siblings and families in the NCU at the John Radcliffe Hospital via SSNAP (Support for the Sick Newborn and their Parents).

The organisation, founded by Didcot born Andy Baker, will be welcoming donations until April 10.

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After a 'successful' Easter appeal two years ago – where donations went to Didcot's Foodbank for low-income families - Play2Give decided to organise a second one hoping to collect 200 eggs from the Didcot community.

The group said: “We hope to collect over 200 eggs again, so that we can also deliver the cheer joy and smiles of chocolate treats to Viking House in Oxford and to Helen and Douglas House.”

Pure Gym Didcot on Broadway, and Space Store, in the Orchard Centre, have been confirmed as drop off points. More donation zones will be announced over the next few weeks.

People can also donate online, and the money collected will go towards purchasing Easter eggs.

The eggs will be delivered the week starting on April 11, in time for Easter.

People wishing to get involved can find more information at Play2Give website www.play2give.org.uk/easter-appeal-2022.html.


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