The Hartlepool Giving Tree will be returning to provide people in need with gifts this Christmas. From the incredibly generous donations, we can provide gifts for children and adults of all ages, with presents to open Christmas morning. Here is how you can get involved.

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 1st November.

The website will run the same as last year, with the added option of dropping your donation at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre. You can also ship directly to our warehouse.

  1. Select a tag for a person in need.
  2. Buy the gift selected from one of our recommended retailers or one of your choice.
  3. Make sure to use the shipping address provided for postal delivery Monday to Friday.
  4. Hartlepool Giving Tree Unit 2, Kingsway Interchange, Eleventh Avenue, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead NE11 0JY
  5. If you would like to hand deliver your gift please see the Frequently asked questions for further information.
  6. Receive a confirmation email from us, this is your promise to donate a gift to Hartlepool Giving Tree.

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, adjacent to Deichmann Shoes and River Island.

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.