Hope on the Hill Guild just wrapped up our 4th annual Holiday Giving Drive for patients at Seattle Children's Hospital. Our final total of items for the Autism Center was 303 and then there were 25 gift cards for Operation Home.
This year, Hope on the Hill Guild made a special effort to focus on patients of the Autism Center. Launched in 2009, this center is dedicated to providing comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support services for families living with autism.
Collection of new, unwrapped toys for patients of the Autism Center started November 18th and went until December 24th, 2012.
Our guild collected items such as art supplies (paint, clay, and jewelry making kits), toy automobiles (cars, racetracks, and wooden cars), Legos, books, character items, fidget toys, board games, Baby Dolls, & Nerf balls. All specific items are included on the Autism Wish List.
This year we have two drop locations in Issaquah that are set up as donation centers. These locations will have marked collection boxes available in their facility during business hours.
GIFT DROP LOCATIONS:
Caffe Ladro: 1200 10th Ave. NE, Issaquah Highlands
Adventure Kids Playcare Issaquah: 775 NW Gilman Blvd., Ste C-3, Issaquah
Last year Hope on the Hill Guild was able to collect over 700 items in our Giving Drive which focused on Seattle Children’s teen patient population. This year we would love to exceed that number of items for our holiday giving drive!
Please note: For safety and infection control reasons, please donate only new items that are washable, nontoxic and not easily broken. The hospital is unable to accept used toys or toys that represent violence. Please do not send large metal trucks or toys. Please do not wrap donations.