Ilford’s Blue watch were joined by staff from Paediatric A&E at King Georges Hospital on a Christmas shopping trip to Toys R Us.
Using £500 raised from charity events and collections throughout the year, the watch filled three trolleys with toys that will act as a distraction whilst the children are waiting to be seen by hospital staff and delivered them to the hospital on Christmas day.
Firefighter Ally Warnock who helped organise the festive shopping trip said: “Ilford Blue Watch have a long history of fundraising and I would like to thank the people of Ilford for their generous donations. I would also like to thank O Grady’s Bar, Visage at Gants Hill, O’ Neil’s Bar and The Eva Hart for their support and collections made.”
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Merry Christmas from everyone at London Fire Brigade. As you tuck into your Christmas dinner, please spare a thought for our firefighters, control officers and other Brigade staff who are working today.