Horton Hospital Christmas Appeal

2nd December – 15th December

This Christmas, we’re supporting Horton Hospital to spread Christmas cheer to children and families who will be in hospital over the Christmas period, but we need your help! Make someone’s Christmas extra special this year by donating new gifts at the M&S lingerie till point including:

Children’s Ward:

For Babies & Toddlers:

  • Baby Activity Toys
  • Bubble Tube/ Bubble Machine
  • Baby Gym
  • Cot Mobiles ( Wipeable )
  • Musical wind-up toys for babies
  • Small socks
  • Baby sensory products
  • Rain sticks

For all ages – Children’s Out Patients:

  • Up to date books / Board books for babies
  • Toys and figures
  • Wooden garage
  • Air Hockey

For 10+ Years Old:

  • Outdoor Table Football
  • Board Games
  • Puzzles, Rubiks cubes, travel games

For Teens up to 16:

  • Toiletries
  • Bubble bath
  • Shower gel
  • Deodorant (boys and girls)
  • Gift sets

For all ages on the ward:

Up to date DVDs i.e. Mary Poppins / Toy Story etc

For Elderly Patients:

Toiletries (male & female) and the single use holiday sizes. This would include:

  • Shower gel
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Flannels


  • Pyjamas
  • Nightdresses
  • Bed jackets (male and female)

Fleecy blankets:  These are particularly valued.

  • Bright coloursfor dementia patients – the colours help the patients recognise their own blankets.
  • Pastel coloursfor end of life care.  The ward uses a lot of these are they go home with the patients and/or cannot be used again due to infection control.

Simply donate your gift at the LINGERIE till point in M&S and Horton Hospital will collect and distribute the gifts in time for Christmas.  For more information about Horton Hospital, please visit: https://www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/pages/category/horton

Once you’ve donated, send us your Christmas wishes on Facebook!