As Christmas Day approaches families and children in need across our local area will benefit from the Tigers Festive Toy Drive and will open gifts that have been kindly donated, ensuring that perhaps those less fortunate have something to open this festive period.
The Tigers have worked in conjunction with Airedale Cllr Kathryn Scott and Airedale Food Bank to collect a large number of presents which have now been distributed in a Covid compliant manner thanks to the Tigers’ extensive volunteer network.
Community Director of Castleford Tigers Foundation, Simon Fox commented on the success of the Tigers Festive Toy Drive saying: “The thought of a child in our region waking up on Christmas morning without a gift to open is a difficult one to picture, so to see the number of gifts that have been so kindly donated to the Tigers Festive Toy Drive is remarkable.
“Our volunteer network with a number of local organizations has shone brightly once again, and everyone involved at Castleford Tigers is thrilled to see the success of their efforts. There will be smiles on faces on Christmas Day thanks to these wonderful efforts.”
Castleford Tigers and Castleford Tigers Foundation would like to say a huge thank you to our volunteer network which includes: Airedale Food Bank, 5 Towns Christian Fellowship, Community Cabin, Lightwaves, Pontefract Food Bank, Christians Against Poverty (CAP), Frickley Colliery, Lightwaves Community Trust and Pinderfields Children’s Ward.