Bring Comfort to Hurricane Sandy’s Youngest Victims
November 5, 2012 | The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF)
is accepting toy donations to be delivered to families in New Jersey and
New York whose homes have been destroyed by devastating floods, damaging
winds and ongoing power outages as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
“Our hearts go out to everyone who lost their homes and belongings
during last week’s awful disaster,” said Marisa Medina, Foundation
manager. “With the toy industry’s help, we can provide the affected
kids with a friend to hug and something to call their own during this
Along with partner Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), TIF will
deliver toys, games and crafts to families as well as school supplies to
local schools affected by the hurricane, providing young victims with a
sense of normalcy and comfort.
“No donation is too small. Every single toy will put a big smile on
the face of a young hurricane victim,” added Medina.
donation form is available for download; free shipping is available
for products located east of the Mississippi River. Questions can be
directed to TIF manager Marisa
Medina (646.454.5581). All donations will be received through
TIF’s Toy Bank program.