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WISH LIST | Looking to help area kids? Here are the top toys Lucas County Children Services needs this holiday

WTOL 11 Gift of Joy Sponsored by PNC starts Monday, and you can drop toys off at a variety of location, visit the studios on Dec. 12, or Click It, Ship It, Gift It!

TOLEDO, Ohio — WTOL 11 Gift of Joy Sponsored by PNC kicks off Monday, and Lucas County Children Services is sharing the most-needed gifts that kids in their care can use this holiday season. Toys for babies and children, newborn through age 5 are at the top of that list. 

All items should be new and unwrapped. If the item requires batteries, including a set of batteries is much appreciated.

CLICK HERE FOR DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO SHIP A GIFT IF YOU ARE SHOPPING ONLINE

WISH LIST

  • Any type of toy or item for babies and children, newborns through age 5. Look for brands such as Baby Einstein, Fisher Price. Infantino, Playskool, The First Years, V-Tech, LeapFrog, Little Tykes, Sassy.
  • Baby, character and fashion dolls (all skin tones) and accessories.
  • Anything Disney, Marvel, DC Super Heroes, Star Wars, Frozen, Avengers, Moana, Ninja Turtles, Trolls, Nemo, PAW Patrol, Disney Jr., etc.
  • Legos: Mega Bloks, Classic Legos, Lego Friends, Duplos, Juniors, Star Wars, City, Ninjago, or any Lego building set.
  • K’nex, bristle blocks, PlayMag and other building/STEM toys
  • Learning toys (V-Tech, LeapFrog, Fisher Price, Playskool, Little Tikes)
  • Push toys and ride-on toys for toddlers
  • Bicycles, tricycles, scooters (helmets are helpful, too)
  • “Bath and Body”-type or hygiene products for teens (male & female)
  • Fashion items for teens – purses, wallets, watches, scarves, jewelry
  • Sporting goods – basketballs, footballs, baseball mitts, skateboards, etc.
  • Board games
  • Books for ages 0 to 18
  • Arts & crafts items
  • Science and activity sets
  • Action figures for boys & girls
  • Radio-controlled vehicles, including drones
  • Race cars & tracks (Hot Wheels, Matchbox, etc.)
  • Sleeping bags, comforters, twin bed sheets, blankets
  • Small electronics – toys, music players, clock radios
  • Gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target, Meijer, TJMaxx, Marshalls, movie passes
  • Packages of underwear and socks for children
  • Winter pajamas for children – all sizes NB – adult
  • Winter coats & boots for children/teens - all sizes NB – adult

PLEASE, NO food/candy, razors or other sharp items.

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RELATED: CLICK IT, SHIP IT, GIFT IT | Shop online and add a toy to your cart to brighten a Lucas Co. child’s holiday