|05/22/2013 | Comfort Young Victims of Oklahoma Tornado: Donate Toys to TIF|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is actively collecting toys, books, games, plush, action figures, and other playthings to support families affected by the recent Oklahoma Tornado.
|04/30/2013 | TIF Releases 2012 Annual Report; Helped Nearly 2 Million Children Last Year|
Over the course of 2012, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) impacted the lives of close to 2 million children in need—nearly twice the number of children reached in 2011, according to its 2012 Annual Report released this week.
|04/23/2013 | Perspectives: Bringing Joy to Kids Living on El Paso, TX Military Base|
On April 17th, the Toy Industry Foundation traveled cross-country from New York City to El Paso, Texas to bring a little light into the lives of 3,000 children living with their parents on military base Fort Bliss. In celebration of April being the “Month of the Military Child,” the Foundation played its part to honor the courage and unique challenges faced by the sons and daughters of our nation’s troops with truckloads of brand new toys and games to surprise the little ones.
|04/17/2013 | Fort Bliss Military Families Receive Thousands of New Toys from Toy Indsutry Foundation|
Nearly 3,000 children living with their families on military base Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas were treated to a special toy giveaway on April 17th hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
|04/16/2013 | Toy Industry Foundation Opens 2013 “Play Connects” Grant Cycle|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced that its 2013 Play Connects grant cycle nomination process opened today (April 16th).
|04/05/2013 | CASA Association and Toy Industry Foundation Unite to Provide 50,000 New Toys for SoCal Foster Youth|
National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association and the Toy Industry Foundation partnered on April 5th at the Play Your Part volunteer event to provide 50,000 brand new toys to children in the Southern California foster care system.
|03/27/2013 | Leaders Circle Spotlight: Robert Pasin|
Robert Pasin – Chief Wagon Officer at Radio Flyer, Platinum Leaders Circle member of the Toy Industry Foundation, and father of four – chats about play and giving back.
|03/18/2013 | Toy Industry Foundation Holds Record-Breaking Toy Drive at Toy Fair 2013|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) held its most successful one-day toy collection in the ten-year history of The Toy Bank this past February, gathering more than 42,000 toys and games worth over $400,000 for children in need.
|03/12/2013 | Online Auction to Benefit TIF; Kicks off March 14|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced that it will hold a five-day online auction beginning on Thursday, March 14th at 3 p.m. (Eastern). One hundred percent of the proceeds will support TIF programs, such as The Toy Bank, which provides brand new toys to children who are ill, impoverished, in foster care, living on a military base, or otherwise in need.
|03/07/2013 | Volunteers Needed: Play Your Part Volunteer Event|
The Toy Industry Foundation will host a volunteer event to benefit new national partner, CASA for Children, on Friday April 5, 2013 in Commerce, California.
|03/02/2013 | Military Families in San Diego Receive Toys and Games from Toy Industry Foundation|
Nearly 1,000 sons and daughters of military personnel stationed in San Diego, California were treated to a toy giveaway on March 2, 2013 by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
|01/24/2013 | Silent Auction at TOTY to Benefit TIF|
For the first time in five years, a silent auction with rare limited edition and one-of-a-kind toys will be held at the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards on Saturday, February 9th to benefit the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF).
|01/21/2013 | TIF Welcomes New Toy Bank Contributors|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, thanks 9 companies for their first-ever donation to The Toy Bank.
|01/14/2013 | Toy Industry Foundation Announces Record-Breaking Year|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) announced today that The Toy Bank collected more than $16 million worth of toys and games in 2012 – up 146% from 2011. The milestone was reached thanks to the help of generous toy manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and others within the toy industry, who donated more than 1.8 million brand new playthings to benefit children in need.
|01/14/2013 | Ads Due January 30 for Tribute Book Addendum|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) announced that there is still time to place an ad in the TOTY Tribute Book addendum – the official insert for the 13th Annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards program. All ad contributions are tax-deductible gifts to the TIF; the deadline for submission is Wednesday, January 30th.
|01/03/2013 | Reminder: TOTY Tribute Book Deadline - January 9|
Celebrate a year of outstanding top toys, industry icons, and philanthropy by reserving an ad in the 2013 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) Tribute Book, the official take-home program for guests at the Awards ceremony (Feb. 9th) and the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) most critical fundraiser of the year. The deadline to reserve an ad is Wednesday, January 9th.
|12/18/2012 | Bandai Foundation Donates $35,000 to the Toy Industry Foundation to Bring Play to Children in Need|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), a nonprofit organization that brings joy, comfort, and learning to children in need through toys and play, applauds the generosity of The Bandai Foundation for their recent major gift of $35,000.
|12/07/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Brings Holiday Cheer to Families on Hawaii Military Bases|
More than 3,000 boys and girls living with their parents on Hawaii’s Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter U.S. Army bases were treated to two exciting days of toy giveaways on December 4th and 6th, respectively. The events were hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services, who brought the spirit of the season to military families complete with gifts, holiday carolers, and the lighting of two of the largest Christmas trees in the country.
|12/04/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Supports Children Affected by Hurricane Sandy|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and partner Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) have come together to provide relief for the thousands of children that have been left homeless or have lost all of their belongings due to Hurricane Sandy.
|11/21/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Announces CASA for Children as New National Partner|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced a new national partner, CASA for Children (CASA), for 2013. In communities across the country, CASA’s highly trained volunteers provide one-on-one advocacy for children in the foster care and family court systems.
|11/12/2012 | TIF Brings Necessities and Toys to New York City Kids with Chronic Health and Home Issues|
On Monday, November 12, children living in fragile or chaotic homes and suffering from physical disabilities, chronic medical conditions and terminal illnesses received duffel bags filled with necessities and toys from the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and My Stuff Bags Foundation.
|11/06/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Crosses Pacific, Brings Play to U.S. Military Families in Japan|
Nearly 1,000 boys and girls stationed with their parents on Kadena U.S. Air Force Base in Japan were treated to an extraordinary day of gifts and play on November 1st by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services. Joined by Marine families stationed in nearby in Okinawa, the children experienced a fun-filled toy giveaway event, providing relief and a reminder of home to kids living with their parents so far away from what is familiar.
|11/05/2012 | Bring Comfort to Hurricane Sandy’s Youngest Victims|
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.
|10/23/2012 | TIF's Leaders Circle Makes a Difference|
Toy industry “titans” who would like to make a significant difference in the lives of children in need are encouraged to join the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) Leaders Circle giving program by donating $250 or more to TIF on an annual basis.
|10/11/2012 | TIF Collects Record-Breaking Number of Toys at Fall Toy Preview|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) collected a record-breaking number of toys and games from exhibitors at the close of Fall Toy Preview 2012, held October 2-4 in Dallas, TX.
|10/09/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Kicks Off TOTY Tribute Book Campaign|
Kicking off its largest fundraising initiative of the year, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is now accepting ads for the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards Tribute Book, the official take-home program for guests at the TOTY Awards ceremony.
|09/25/2012 | TIF Welcomes New Toy Bank Contributors|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, thanks five (5) companies for their inaugural donations to The Toy Bank during July, August, and September.
|09/18/2012 | TIF Brings Toys to Foster & Military Kids in September|
On Thursday, September 13th, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) hosted two important toy distribution events that brought play, joy and hope to hundreds of children in need.
|09/14/2012 | Toy Industry Foundation Delivers Smiles to Hundreds of Children at U.S. Coast Guard Base in Puerto Rico|
Children in military families make many sacrifices, which is why on Thursday, hundreds of children of U.S. Coast Guardsmen stationed at Air Station Borinquen got something back – the gift of toys and play – thanks to the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
|09/11/2012 | Fall Toy Preview Toy Collection to Benefit Kids in Dallas Area|
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will once again be collecting toys, games and youth entertainment products from generous toy companies at the close of Fall Toy Preview 2012 (Oct. 2-4). The toy drive will impact kids in need served by TIF’s Toy Bank – the official charity of the Dallas Market Center show.