Haskins Garden Centres donate 700 cuddly toy reindeers to good causes

The leading garden centre group has donated cuddly toy reindeers to a selection of charities and organisations for Christmas. It is hoped that the reindeers will help spread joy to those in need over the festive period.


Ferndown centre

  • Autism Wessex
  • Poole Hospital Children’s Outpatient Department

West End centre

  • Southampton Children’s Hospital
  • Countess Mountbatten Hospice
  • Honeypot House

Roundstone centre

  • Love Your Hospital, the dedicated charity of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in aid of Worthing Hospital
  • The Lavinia Norfolk Centre Charitable Trust
  • More Radio’s Toy Appeal
  • Chestnut Tree House
  • Cancer United

Snowhill centre

  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • The Greenaway Residential Foundation

Lisa Looker, brand director at Haskins, commented: “In the lead up to Christmas, it’s great knowing that the reindeer will really make a difference to those in need, in particular the kids who find themselves in the unfortunate position of spending Christmas in hospital.”