INOVA Fairfax Children’s Hospital Toy Drive

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 12:00 am, Last Updated: November 14, 2017 at 1:56 pm

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Date(s) - 11/15/2017 - 12/05/2017
All Day

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Sponsored by Student Media and the Society of Professional Journalists

Help local children in need by donating toys, books, gift cards, electronics, and personal care items from November 15th to December 5th. Donation boxes are located in Student Media (The Hub 1201), SUB I Patriot’s Lounge, and the Johnson Center Atrium.

Please note that all items MUST be brand new. Please refrain from gift wrapping donations.

Below are some suggestions of things that are currently needed at the hospital. These items provide comfort, security and happiness to patients during their stay:

Comfort Items:
• Journals
• Crib Mirrors
• Fleece blankets (throw blanket size)
• Bouncy Seats
• Baby clothing (Infant and Preemie)
• Baby/Toddler bows/headbands

Toys and distraction items:
• Playing Cards
• Fisher Price Little People Play sets and Accessories
• Baby dolls
• Duplo Lego Sets
• Infant rattles
• All-plastic infant and toddler toys
• Mobiles for cribs
• Light-up toys/sound toys
• Fisher Price crib soothers
• Uno cards
• Small Lego sets & small Lego friends sets
• Infant links
• Lego bricks (big boxes of general legos)
• Matchbox cars
• Barbie’s
• Action Figures (Superman, Spiderman, Etc.)
• My Little Pony
• 3-D Metal Model Kits
• Playdoh and Playdoh tools

Gift Cards:
• Target, Walmart, Michael’s, iTunes; these are used
for birthday gifts and to restock toy closet.
• Panera gift cards

Arts & Crafts:
• Colored Pencils
• Markers- Crayola 10 Packs
• Crayons- Crayola 24 packs
• Velvet Art fuzzy posters
• Color wonder sets
• Adult coloring books
• Crayola mini coloring pages sets
• All-in-One Craft kits
• Coloring books

Books:
• Picture books
• Children’s books in English, Spanish and Arabic
• Board books for infants
• Sound button books
• Puzzle/Activity books for various ages

Electronics:
• XBOX 360 games- E, E10, T
• DVD movies rated PG-13 or less- English, Spanish
and Arabic (new or gently used)
• Portable DVD players
• Phone chargers
• iPad Chargers

Care Items:
• Make-up kits
• Hair Brushes
• Lip Balm (fruity)
• Character Band-Aids (Latex free if possible)
• Travel size deodorant, kid toothpaste, toothbrush,
shampoo, conditioner and body wash
• Hair de-tangling spray
• Nail Polish

Write to Jason Hartsel at jhartsel@gmu.edu