We’re excited to get a head start on our collections and begin the Toy Drive on Monday, October 24th!
We are hosting our annual toy drive this holiday season for the Weirton Christian Center! Last year, we received so many generous donations benefiting the children in the Weirton community and are looking forward to spreading more joy to them this year.
The benefits of play
Play is an integral part of a child’s life, allowing them to spark their imagination and creativity. Children use play to understand the world around them and, most importantly, play is meant to be fun and help a child simply be a child.
Unfortunately, many families aren’t able to afford toys and their children don’t have access to age-appropriate toys that can help them with learning and development. Toy donations are a great way to help families give their children toys they aren’t able to afford otherwise.
Where to find quality toys
At Pittsburgh Dentist, we like to support the community and buy from other local businesses. If you’re local to Pittsburgh, you are likely familiar with S.W. Randall Toyes and Gifts, one of Pittsburgh’s oldest and largest specialty toy stores, originally established in 1970. Last year, Dr. Alex and team went down to the toy store and picked out hundreds of gifts to add to the collection. It was a fun and fulfilling experience to know that a child will get to open their new gift on Christmas Day!
Other local toy stores to support include:
We have also put together an Amazon Wishlist that will be sent to the office for convenience: Weirton Christian Center Toy Drive Amazon Wishlist.
How to get involved
We are taking new or unused Educational and STEM toys for Kindergarten through Grade 9:
- Creative Toys
- Science Experiments
- Memory Games
- Any toy focused on learning and development
Please bring your donations to our office located at 181 Wexford-Bayne Road – Suite 200.
Thank you for supporting our toy drive – your generosity is greatly appreciated and will go a long way for families in need!