Not everyone will have a present under the Christmas tree. The Hartlepool Giving Tree will be returning to provide people in need with gifts this Christmas.

Now more than ever we need your help. You can gift the magic of Christmas using the Hartlepool Giving Tree. We've partnered with Cash for Kids to bring more Christmas magic to children across the North East. With your generous donations, the online and physical Hartlepool Giving Tree, will ensure that children in need will have presents under the Christmas tree this year.

If you would like to provide alternative or additional gifts this year, we encourage you to donate gifts suitable the following ages: Newborn to 3 years old, and 13-18 years old.

Online Hartlepool Giving Tree

For those who wish to use the online Hartlepool Giving Tree, we will be adding tags to start taking donations on the 13th November.

There are two ways you can give a gift to the Hartlepool Giving Tree this year.

Option 1

You can use the Cash for Kids Gift List to purchase your selected gift.

Your purchase will be shipped directly to Cash for Kids and distributed to children in need.

Option 2

You can purchase your gift from a local or online retailer of your choice. You can then hand deliver your gift to Middleton Grange Shopping Centre, TS24 7RZ.

Anyone wanting to order online should arrange delivery to: FAO Cash for Kids, QE Facilities, Spire House, Spire Rd, Glover Ind Est. Washington NE37 3ES

Please ensure that after donating to the Hartlepool Giving Tree, you remove the shipping address from your account with your chosen online retailer.

Middleton Grange Physical Tree

Middleton Grange Shopping Centre will host the physical tree once again.

You can pick a tag, buy your gift and drop your gift all under one roof.

We'll have tags for all ages and suitable for all budgets just like the online Hartlepool Giving Tree.

  1. Head to the Middleton Grange Shopping Centre, TS24 7RZ.
  2. Pick a tag from the tree.
  3. Purchase the gift from a local retailer.
  4. Drop your gift (wrapped or unwrapped) at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre, TS24 7RZ.

Apply as a Charity

We would like as many local charities as possible to benefit from the generous donations made to the Hartlepool Giving Tree.

In order to receive gifts from the Hartlepool Giving Tree, charities need to apply through Mission Christmas, Cash for Kids. Click the button below to be taken to the Cash for Kids website where you can apply.

Please note that applications can only come from members of authority for example, teachers, social workers, doctors etc. or from other charities and organisations. As part of the application you are confirming that they you are applying on behalf of children who are living in poverty / are at risk of going without at Christmas.