Toy Chest Drive
ResourceWest's Toy Chest provides provides new gifts to over 1,200 children of low income families living in Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Shorewood, and Woodland. Families receive one large item, two smaller items, and stocking stuffers for each child.
Toy Chest's collection drive is November 15 thru December 17th.
2012 Toy Chest gifts needed:
Pop-up or "talking" books. Crib toys. Rubber or Squeak Toys. Musical Toys. Toy Household Appliances. Toy Tools. Duplo Sets. Fischer Price Toys. Playschool or Tyco Toys. Tub Toys
Speak and Spell Toys. Tonka Trucks. Pokemon Books & Toys. Art and Craft Sets. Sporting Equipment. Lego Sets. Model or Construction Sets. Science Kits. Doll Houses and Accessories. Educational Toys. Games (ages 7 to Adult). Puzzles/Books. Children's DVD’s.
Radio/CD Players. Arts & Crafts Sets. Watches. Teen stocking stuffers. Duffle Bags. Sports Team apparel. Sports Equipment (soccer balls, basketballs, hockey, baseball, etc). Gift Certificates (Malls, Target, Sports Stores, Best Buy, Plato's Closet, Coffee Houses, T.J. Maxx, Movie Theaters). Books. CDs. Electronic Games.
Wrapping paper, gift boxes, gift bags, decorations, and artificial trees
Support the Toy Chest program
- Don’t like to shop, or don’t have the time? Our volunteers love to shop! Donate now through our secure online site. Your donation can also be in someone’s name to the Toy Chest program, and they will receive a note informing them of your thoughtful gift.
- Become a drop site. Collect toys at work, church, through your civic organization, or in your neighborhood.
- Turn your party into a collection opportunity! Instead of exchanging gifts, have everyone bring a gift to donate to the Toy Chest.
- Volunteer to buy, sort and distribute toys. Contact us to find out more. (952) 988-5350
Thank you to our 2012 Toy Chest Community Drop Site Locations:
43 Hoops 1002 2nd St NE
Augustana Chapel View 605 Minnetonka Mills Road
Eisenhower Community Center 1001 Hwy 7
First Minnetonka City Bank Hwy 7 (by Lunds / Mtka)
Gethesemane Church Hwy 7
Hopkins Activity Center 33 - 14th Ave North
Hopkins City Hall 1010 1st St S
Hopkins Fusion 815 Mainstreet
Hopkins Health & Wellness 15 - 8th Ave N
Hopkins Honda 250 5th Ave S
Kruse Chiropractic 724 Mainstreet
Mizpah UCC 412 N. 5th Ave
Starbucks 1505 Hwy 7
Top Colour Shop 1513 Mainstreet
Walgreens 1511 Hwy 7
Avalon Chiropractic 16190 Hwy 7
Coldwell banker Burnett Hwy 7 & Vine Hill Road
Cub Foods – Minnetonka Hwy 101 & Hwy 7
The Doctors of Chiropractic Mtka Blvd & Hwy 101
Great Harvest Bread Company Mtka Blvd & Hwy 101
First Minnetonka City Bank Excelsior Blvd/Glen Lake
MidCountry Bank 14617 Highway 7
Minnetonka City Hall 14600 Minnetonka Blvd
Relate Counseling 15320 Minnetonka Blvd
MidCountry Bank (in Cub Foods- Shorewood)
Minnetonka Middle School - West
Shorewood City Hall 5755 Country Club Road
Blue Chip Advisors 15600 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 300 / Wayzata
Shepherd of the Hills Church 500 Blake Road / Edina
Starbucks 50th & France / Edina
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A big THANK YOU to
Gethesemane Lutheran Church's
Memorial Foundation for their
generous gift of $3,969 - they are
our newest Founders of Hope donors!
Also thank you to the
Excelsior Rotary Club's Foundation
for their donation of $2,000 to
our Back-to-School Program!
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