Siwel is proud to announce our First Annual Holiday Toy Drive. All gifts/donations will benefit the children of the New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. A small gift can mean a lot to a child in need. If you'd like to participate, please see below for details. 

How to Donate

For those of you who live or work in the greater NYC area, please feel free to visit our office to drop off your gift in person during normal business hours (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, M - F). For those who wish to participate from afar, please send your gift to our office. Gifts can be dropped off or shipped to:

Siwel - Toy Drive Coordinator
213 West 35th Street
Suite 12 West
New York, NY 10001
Items must be RECEIVED no later than 5:00 PM on December 19, 2017. 

What to Donate

Below you will find a wish list of needed items. Please note, all gifts must be new and unwrapped. Plastic toys are preferable, as they can be easily sanitized. 

Items That Are Always Needed

  • Portable DVD players & DVDs - new release/ bilingual (not rated higher than PG-13)
  • Electronic items (see section below)
  • $10-$20 gift cards - Target, Best Buy, iTunes, Amazon, Sephora, Visa/MC etc.Infant toys
  • Arts & crafts supplies
  • Popular character coloring books & crayons/markers/colored pencils
  • Bubbles - small bottles
  • Play-Doh & Crayola Model Magic
  • Stickers

Infant (0-12 months)

  • Mobiles & crib toys (plastic if possible)
  • Rattles & teethers
  • Board books (multi-lingual)
  • Stacking/pop-up toys
  • Light up toys
  • Sound machines
  • Activity table/activity walker
  • Crib soothers

Toddler (1-3 years)

  • Foam/vinyl floor mats
  • Large Legos/Mega Blocks
  • Large cars & trucks
  • Push n’ pull toys & ride-on cars
  • Stacking/sorting/pop-up toys
  • Musical/light up toys
  • Balls - variety of sizes
  • Dolls - multicultural (all plastic)
  • Educational electronic toys
  • Instrument toys

Preschool (3-5 years)

  • Play medical kits
  • Toy trains, cars & trucks
  • Character toys - Sesame Street, Nick Jr., Disney
  • Puzzles (under 48 pieces)
  • Pretend play sets- food, tea party etc.
  • Art supplies
  • Little People toys and accessories
  • Play-Doh

School Age (6-12 years)

  • Playing cards (Uno, Monopoly Deal, etc.)
  • Superhero action figures
  • Craft kits & art supplies
  • Dolls - all types
  • Matchbox cars
  • Lego sets (small and large kits)

Adolescent (13 years and older)

  • Gift cards ($10-$20 Target, Best Buy, iTunes, Amazon, Sephora, Visa/MC, etc.)
  • Sport balls
  • Board games & puzzles (under 300 pieces)
  • Unisex journals/stationary paper
  • Makeup, nail polish
  • Body product sets (all genders)
  • Adult coloring books/puzzle books

Electronic Items

  • iPads or other tablets
  • iPod Touch
  • Portable DVD players
  • Video games rated EC and E for-Nintendo Wii & 3DS, PlayStation 3 & Vita, Xbox 360 & One
  • Laptops & Netbooks
Board game suggestions: Connect Four, Chutes and Ladders, Sorry, Candy Land, Monopoly, Uno, Skip Bo, Clue, Life, Chess, Guess Who, Jenga, Checkers, Memory, Scrabble, Trouble, Battleship, dominos

What NOT to Donate

Items that cannot be accepted include:

  • Food
  • Diapers
  • Handmade/knit Items
  • Violent/fighting toys
  • Used toys
  • Clothing

Thank you and best wishes for a joyous holiday season!