Spread The Holiday Spirit: Toy Drives In NYC
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For more information contact the foundation at [email protected] or call 212-669-4892.
Where to Donate Old Toys in Brooklyn
The Chris S. Owens Foundation Toy Drive
This holiday season The Chris S. Owens Foundation has partnered with Not Another Child, The Brooklyn Party Loft, and Cocktails with Chocolate to spread holiday cheer to children in displaced homes and in urban communities by hosting their annual Holiday Toy Drive at the Brooklyn Party Loft Cafe. The party will take place Dec. 20, 2-9pm. Toys will be accepted until 12pm on Dec. 15, 2012 at The Brooklyn Party Loft Café, 350 Tompkins Ave., Suite 1. Donate an unwrapped toy suitable for a child age 3-13.
For more information, visit crowdrise.com/TheChrisSOwensFoundation13 or contact president Chris Fove at 424-354-0545 or [email protected]
MSNY Holiday Toy Drive
MSNY is accepting toys Nov. 18 through Dec. 2, and all donations will go to Mount Sanai Children’s Hospital. The drop-off is located at 414 W. 51st St., Brooklyn.
For more information and a list of suggested toy donations, visit msny.org/toydrive2012.
Toys for Giving Toy Drive
Brooklyn Parks & Recreation will be accepting donations for their Toys for Giving Toy Drive beginning Nov. 1. New unwrapped toys or other suitable gifts may be dropped off at the Recreation Office or the Town Hall. Cash donations are welcome; checks should be made payable to Brooklyn Parks & Recreation, P.O. Box 356, Brooklyn, NY, 06234.
Only donations made by Dec. 14 will be used for this year's program. All items collected will benefit Brooklyn’s needy children. Also, if you know a Brooklyn family in need, or you are in need of holiday assistance this year, please contact the office by Dec. 14 to be included in this year's drive.
For more information visit brooklynct.org/contactus.htm or call 860-779-3411.
Christmas Toy Drive
Collecting toys for children of all ages, through Dec. 6. On weekdays, drop donations off at Carroll Gardens Association, Inc., 201 Columbia St., 9am-5pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, drop toys off at House of Pizza and Calzone, 132 Union St.
For more information call 718-243-9301.
Honey Engel Toy Drive
Chai Lifeline is accepting toys for children of all ages. Toys may be dropped off at Totally Toys, 1435 Coney Island Ave. or at Toys 4 U, 232 Lee Ave. Pick-ups of large donations can be arranged.
For more information call 877-CHAI-LIFE x656 or email [email protected]
Where to Donate Old Toys in the Bronx
The Bronx Zoo Toy Drive
Toys are being accepted at The Bronx Zoo through Dec. 31. Donators will receive free admission to the zoo.
For more information visit bronxzoo.com.
Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families Annual Toy Drive (Bronx)
Most children and adolescents residing in foster care or receiving preventive care are victims of some form of child abuse or abandonment. This toy drive is for them. If you have toys, gift cards, or if your organization would like to plan a mini-toy drive on behalf of EGSCF, this is the toy drive for you. Through Dec. 17. Bronx Drop-off: 412-424 E. 147th St., Bronx, NY, 10455. All EGSCF office sites serve as drop-off sites for the public to bring toys.
For more information contact Heather Thompson at 212-437-3568 or [email protected]
Bronx Entrepreneurs and Business Network Toy Drive
Toys are being collected through Dec. 12 and will go to children and teenagers living at Bronx shelters. Drop-off is located at MC Insurance, 929 E. 169 St. and at Sunshine Bronx, 890 Garrison Ave., 2nd Floor.
For more information visit bxtoynetwork.eventbrite.com.
Where to Donate Old Toys in Queens
FreeMAT (Free Medical Aid Team) Toy Drive
Toys donated will be given to children of deployed army personnel. Through Dec. 15. Drop-off: New York Hospital Queens Main Entrance at 56-45 Main St., Flushing.
For more information, visit nyhq.org or contact Peter Kwiath, FreeMAT coordinator at 718-670-2091.