A showroom with brands in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire is asking everyone attending their 24 dealerships to donate a toy for local hospices.

Unwrapped presents can be left under Eden showrooms’ Christmas Tree until Christmas Day, when they will be presented to children with life-limiting and terminal illnesses.

“In a time when we think of joy and festivities, we cannot forget that throughout the Eden Motor Group markets there are many children suffering with life limiting or terminal illnesses,” said Graeme Potts.

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“We want to make sure that those children have something they can open on Christmas Day, and to bring a little light to them and make them smile for a short moment.”

Eden Motor Group has raised more £18,000 for MacMillan Cancer Support through its coffee mornings initiative and £6,000 for Sophie’s Fund and Alice’s Arc in Fareham thanks to a charity football game.

The group also sponsors children’s sports teams across the South, in towns such as Exeter, Torbay and Reading.

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Between November 25 and 27, Eden showrooms will be putting up Christmas decorations and giving their VIP customers and guests exclusive offers.

The group represents 7 brands across Hampshire, Dorset, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, Devon and Warwickshire.