Giving the Gift of Hope: MBA Student-led Toy Drive to Benefit Local Hospitals

November 29, 2011 - Last year Rollins MBA students, staff and faculty raised more than 500 toys for Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital. This year’s goal is 600 toys!

Toys will be donated to infants, toddlers, children and teenagers at:

  • Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital
  • Florida Hospital for Children
  • Give Kids the World

How To Donate
Anyone can donate!

Attn: Toy Drive
Rollins College
Crummer Graduate School of Business
1000 Holt Ave-2722
Winter Park, FL 32789

  • You may also donate through PayPal or Amazon through toy-drive sponsor Aaron Wallace Entertainment’s website. They have set up a special account for the toy drive, which you can access here.

Toy Suggestions

  • Art supplies (crayons, scissors, play dough, activity books, etc.)
  • Infant/Toddlers gifts (pacifiers, night lights, crib toys, plastic blocks)
  • Board/cards games, building blocks, books, dolls, cars, puzzles
  • See Wish List below for more ideas!

For more information:
The annual toy drive is a community service project of the MBA Association. For more information, please contact Lauren Maxwell ( or Jesse Merrell (
Facebook: Community Activities

Wish List Donation Suggestions by Age Group

Infants & Toddlers
Musical crib toys
Stacking rings
Teething toys
Small stuffed animals
Lullaby CDs
Babies-r-us gift cards

Little People
Matchbox cars
Musical instrument toys/ sing-along CDs
Small stuffed animals
Coloring books & jumbo crayons
Character themed movies (Dora, Sponge Bob, Princesses, etc.)
Plastic blocks
Plastic animals/dinosaurs
Wooden puzzles

Play-Doh, Play-Doh toys
Popular DVDs (G & PG rating)
Card games
Musical instrument toys
100-250 piece puzzles & board games
Memory game CDs (Radio Disney, movie soundtracks, etc.)
Playing cards
Coloring books & crayons/ markers

DVD’s (PG-13)
Personal hygiene items (bath/body sprays, makeup, nail polish, lotion, etc.)
Gift cards (iTunes, movie theater, Target, Wal-Mart, etc.)
Popular music CDs
Disposable cameras
Wii, Gamecube & Playstation 2 games (no higher than Teen rating please)
Board & card games

Please note: For infection control and safety purposes we can only accept unwrapped new/unused gift items. Items we are unable to accept include used stuffed or cloth toys, balloons, yo-yo’s, toy guns, knives or any other violent toys, candy, food or drinks. Any toys that include paint or glue products should be non-toxic. Any Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Gamecube or Playstation 2 games should be rated “E for everyone.”


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