250 Kids in Need to Get New Toys from Local Toy Companies & Volunteers
The Toy Foundation and Junior Achievement of South Florida to Host “Play Your Part” Event
Monday, April 8
3:30 – 6:00 pm
Ready… Set…PLAY! Hundreds of at-risk children in South Florida will receive brand-new toys and games at a fun-filled event hosted by The Toy Foundation (TTF) and Junior Achievement of South Florida.
Volunteers from local toy companies, including Jazwares, Just Play, Getta1Games, and JC Toys, will help run playful activity stations and hand out brand-new toys to the kids in attendance. (Additional toys will be delivered to kids in need throughout South Florida following the event.) All toys are being donated by generous manufacturers and retailers with the goal of providing comfort to underprivileged youth.
JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion
1130 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066
About The Toy Foundation
The Toy Foundation (TTF) is a 501©3 children’s charity whose mission is to provide joy and comfort to children in need through the experience of toys and play. TTF serves children who are coping with serious illness, enduring temporary home placements in the foster care system, suffering from abuse or neglect, experiencing separation from a deployed military parent, or dealing with devastating natural disasters. To date, TTF’s signature program, The Toy Bank, has provided more than $200 million in toys to over 26 million children in need around the globe, thanks to its generous toy donors.
About Junior Achievement of South Florida
Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) inspires and prepares youth to succeed in a global economy. JA provides real-world training in financial literacy including budgeting, spending, investing and the use of credit; offers cutting-edge skill-building opportunities that enable young people to explore meaningful, productive careers; teaches students how to start businesses; and introduces entrepreneurial values that strengthen workplaces. Last year, with the help of over 7,100 trained corporate and community volunteers, JA delivered over 20 various programs to almost 50,000 students in classrooms throughout Broward and south Palm Beach counties and at JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion, a first-class facility housing JA BizTown and JA Finance Park.