Rose City BNI Annual Holiday Toy Drive 2016
Rose City BNI would like to take a moment, and ask you to remember when you were a child. You wrote a letter to Santa –
“I have been a good boy or girl, and I truly have been good and I hope you will please bring me, a bike, a doll , roller skates, a Skate Board, and a pet rock.”
You can hardly sleep the night before Christmas. You wake up, you run down the stairs to the tree. Your wish has been granted. Yeah, let the happy dance commence!
This year Rose City BNI’s 2016 Toy Drive helped 9 Families, 33 children.
– $950 In gifts cards
– $650 in Legos
– 37 pairs of pajamas
– 4 cases of diapers
– 7 fuzzy wuzzy warm blankets.
– Cars, trucks, and a John Deere tracker,
– Barbie’s, Shopkins, pink as far as you can see.
– Tons of Body wash, and perfumes, everything to make a princess feel glamorous.
– Puzzles, games, art supplies galore, and models
– Emojis, crocheting supplies, a pack & play.
– Winter Jackets, Gloves, hats, gloves
– Even a Monopoly game with credit cards.
– Every child received something permanently personalize with their names.
-After the families, there was still 2 extremely large boxes filled with Pj and toys, enough toys for at least 10 more children.
We ended this year toy drive with a figure around $10k donated.
A special thanks to Laura for organizing our Toy Drive; Marissa, Brandon, and Chris for doing the drop-offs. Ed and Nancy for letting us use their space for storage and drop-offs; Marissa and Melissa for their help with shopping trips.
In the 4 years that Rose City BNI has been doing the toy drive, we have helped approximately 155 children, not including the extra toys we have that are donated to different organization each year.
Clients, friends and members of other organizations that help us make this possible. So we will end this with a sincere THANK YOU for allowing our organization help these children!