Press Release: Children with Cancer UK bag over £21,000 thanks to Toys"R"Us

13 February 2013

Wednesday 13th February 2013: For immediate release

Britain's leading toy megastore, Toys"R"Us has announced they have raised, to date, £21,881.56 for national children's charity Children with Cancer UK, following the launch of their new charity bags.

From August 2012, the toy megastore has been selling the colourful reusable charity bags for 20p, with profits being donated to Children with Cancer UK.     

Pippa Gough, Head of Corporate at Children with Cancer UK said "We are delighted to have been chosen by Toys"R"Us to benefit from the sale of their new charity bags.  It's thanks to fundraising campaigns like this, that we are able to continue vital research into childhood cancer and help save young lives that would have otherwise been lost forever."

Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer, through research and remains both focused and determined to eradicate all childhood cancers.

As well as funding life-saving research and treatment, the charity also funds welfare projects including hospice care and family accommodation close to hospitals and raises awareness of childhood cancer to protect more children and improve the lives of young cancer patients.

Throughout 2013, national children's charity Children with Cancer UK is celebrating 25 years of funding remarkable medical research and treatment.

Toys"R"Us is the UK''s leading Toy and Baby Care Megastores with 80 stores in the UK and over 1500 stores worldwide in 33 countries.

To help Children with Cancer UK raise essential funds to continue the fight against childhood cancer, visit to make a donation or find out how to get involved.


For donations please visit or call 020 7404 0808

About Toys "R" Us, UK
Toys"R"Us, UK is part of the world's leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer, which offers a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. In the U.K., Toys"R"Us operates 80 stores nationwide. Each store is stocked from ceiling to floor with more toys, children's, baby care and family leisure products than any other retailer in the country. It also operates over 3 million square feet of retailing space with an ultra modern 667,000 square foot fully automated warehouse in the Midlands. The company has a unique value proposition, continues to increase its base of loyalty customers, and has a dedicated staff who have helped build the business into Britain's top specialty retailer of children's and family leisure products.

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