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How do you get rid of them?

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#1 ginger72

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:18 AM

We're bursting at the seams with fluffy toys, most of which have never been played with.  Do any charities accept them?  

#2 Lyra

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:28 AM

I have given away a whole heap to Savers. I have also seen fluffy toys for sale there as well

#3 Escapin

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:32 AM

I know OP, I'm sure ours are breeding in the cupboards...

#4 lozoodle

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:36 AM

I have the same issue, its like they multiply during the night!

I was wondering if they could be donated anywhere to little kids who might need cheering up - hospitals or womens refuges or something, or is that a no no?

#5 Kay1

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:38 AM

Many charities will not take them due to cleanliness concerns.

#6 tickly_rain

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:58 AM

Walked past bags of them for sale at a Vinnie's store last week, so some must take them.  My children have never been into them, so we've only kept a few sentimental ones and donated the rest to our local Salvos store.

#7 Bluenomi

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:54 AM

QUOTE (Sassy Girl @ 16/01/2013, 07:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We've always just donated them to charity.

Same here, I swear they breed!

#8 BeYOUtiful

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:04 AM

I took a mixture of toys including some teddy bears to a centre for womens' shelters (Sydney).  I have heard not all shelters accept toys or clothes but this centre were happy to update their toys.

She has also said she is happy to accept a yearly donation of them from us. I wish I could have seen the kids faces. original.gif

#9 Wacky Wobbler

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

I know some of our local dog shelters take some in.

#10 ~chiquita~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:56 AM

I can't stand them.

I usually hide them in the cupboard then give them to MIL who gives them to Youth off the Streets. DS was given a 50cm long stuffed lion for Christmas that I now need to dispose of.

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