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Nationwide Children's Annual Toy Drive

Help spread holiday cheer at this season at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Donate new toys and books during the annual Nationwide Children’s Toy Drive. Each year around the holidays, Nationwide Children’s receives countless phone calls and emails from the community asking about donating toys to our patients. Nationwide Children’s will host its annual Toy Drive on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Follow the signage to the Urgent Care lot off Children's Drive, where staff will accept toy donations for patients while donors remain in their cars. 

A gift of toys, games or activity supplies can make a big difference to children and families spending time in the hospital over the holiday season. While we cannot accept food or clothing, here is a list of items we can collect: 

Top 10 Items
1. Plastic infant/toddler musical, light up, or vibrating toys (V-tech, Fisher Price, Munchkin)
2. Lego sets (small and medium sizes)
3. Teethers/rattles
4. Musical soothers (needs washable without cloth parts)
5. Medical toy kits (Fisher Price)
6. Little Tike & Fisher Price action structures and parts people, cars, animals & trains
7. DVD’s (Disney, Pixar, Teen)
8. Crayola art supplies (crayons, markers, color pencils, scissors) & coloring books
9. Play dough and Play dough kits
10. Amazon gift cards
Other needed items:
New toys
New or gently used children’s books
Brand new stuffed animals with tags still attached
Cash donations to support the Child Life Fund
Gift cards

For a list of our most-needed items or to bring a donation at another time, please visit our Wish List for donations.

Unable to attend? Make a gift now!
Top 10 Items

1. Legos
2. Infant soothers that attach to crib rail (all plastic please)
3. Toddler toys-Especially those that are musical and/or light-up (all plastic please)
4. Decks of Uno cards
5. Decks of regular playing cards
6. Toy medical kits
7. CD players
8. Teen DVD’s (PG-13, no R please)
9. Craft kits for ‘tweens and teens
10. Play-Doh
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000