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Guide to Seattle Area Toy Drives

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Make a child’s eyes light up this holiday season. Donate a toy at one of these annual toy drives around Puget Sound.

Sleep Country’s Secret Santa Toy Drive
November 1 – December 11
Sleep Country locations in WA
888.88.SLEEP
http://www.sleepcountry.com

Sleep Country will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped gifts for all ages such as toys, DVDs, gift cards, sporting equipment and more for Washington state foster children. Drop off donations at any Sleep Country store. For more information or to find the nearest location please visit the store locator at http://www.sleepcountry.com.

University District Food Bank Toy Drive
November 25 – December 15
Whole Foods Roosevelt Square
1026 NE 64th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Give a gift to a local family in need this year, just drop off a new unwrapped toy at the collection bin by the guest service booth. All toys will be donated to the U-District Food Bank.

Toy n’ Joy
November 14-December 11
Bartell Drugs locations
http://www.bartelldrugs.com

Create some holiday magic for needy children! Donate unwrapped toys and gifts for children ages 0-17 at any one of our 58 neighborhood locations from November 14 through December 11. Benefitting the Salvation Army. Go to http://www.bartelldrugs.com to find a Bartell Drugs near you.

Seattle Tweet Drive
Thursday, December 1
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Hard Rock Café Seattle
116 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.treehouseforkids.org

Come to the Tweet Drive – admission is an unwrapped toy! Win prizes – get swag bags! All donated toys will go to this year’s beneficiary, Treehouse, an organization dedicated to helping foster children in the Seattle area. Last year, Treehouse served over 5,000 kids in King County.

Seattle Seahawks Players Toy Drive
Monday, December 5
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Westfield Southcenter Mall
2800 Southcenter Mall
Seattle, WA, 98188
206.246.7400
http://www.westfield.com/southcenter

Members of the Seattle Seahawks, including Marcus Trufant, Justin Forsett, and Marshawn Lynch will lead the toy drive in the Westfield Southcenter Mall, second mezzanine level overlooking Macy’s Court. The players will sign autographs in exchange for the donation of a new, unwrapped toy ($10+) to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Toys for Tots
Friday, December 9
8:00am – 5:00pm
http://www.kirotv.com

The holiday season is a time for happiness and goodwill. It is a time for giving and helping those in need, especially economically disadvantaged children.
Drop off a new, unwrapped toy or monetary donation and enjoy holiday music, candy canes, and much, much more!

Drop off location:
KIRO-TV
2807 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

Toy Drive for the Salvation Army
Friday, December 16
6:00am – 7:00pm
http://www.onlineredkettle.org

Drop Off Locations:
Fisher Plaza – 140 4th Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109
Fred Meyer, Lynnwood – 4615 196th Street Southwest, Lynnwood, WA 98036
Fred Meyer, Issaquah – 6100 E Lake Sammamish, Issaquah, WA 98029

Operation Bald Eagle
November 28 – December 18
Monday through Friday
9:00am – 5:00pm
http://www.operationbaldeagle.org

Operation Bald Eagle is partnering with Issaquah Police Department to collect New Toys and new or gently used clothing for Fallen Solider Families and Military Families in need. You can drop off the items at the Issaquah Police Station. The collection is at the records window.

Drop off location:
Issaquah Police Department
130 E. Sunset Way
Issaquah, WA 98027

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