Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive for Foster Kids is on through Dec. 18

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 4:19pm
  • Business

The holidays are nearly here, and Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive is seeking the community’s help to ensure that local foster kids have a Merry Christmas.

While most kids spend Christmas Eve eagerly anticipating Santa’s arrival, kids in foster care often worry he won’t be able to find them at all. To ensure that every foster kid wakes up with a present on Christmas morning, there are a few ways your readers can give back. For parents, encourage kiddos to embrace the season of giving and ask them to pick out a new toy for a foster child in need. For others, give your ugly sweater party new meaning by incorporating a donation bin.

At your holiday work celebration, encourage attendees to donate a gift. Rally your friends, church, soccer team or school to host their own donation drives.

New, unwrapped gifts for all ages can be dropped off at any Mattress Firm store now through Dec. 18.

Gifts are needed for all ages – toddler to teen. The most requested items include sporting equipment, arts and crafts supplies, baby dolls, superhero figurines, electronics and gift cards.

More in Business

Labor market takes a step up in July

State’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent matches a historical low

Clinic hosts grand reopening, open house Aug. 21

Company moves to a larger, more accessible building at the Auburn Sounder Station

No 3No Networking mixer visits The Quarters on Thursday, Aug. 16

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at… Continue reading

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts career fair Aug. 17

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts a career fair on Friday, Aug.… Continue reading

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates 61rst birthday on Aug. 23 with free car washes

Brown Bear Car Wash turns “61” next Thursday, Aug. 23, and celebrates… Continue reading

King County Library System’s new eCard is available

Provides online access opportunity for users

$5 million available to help customers pay their PSE bills

Funds available for customers in 10 counties, including Seattle and Tacoma

Kent CrossFit plans Officer Moreno fundraiser

Workout event set for Saturday

King County residents can pick up free cover crop seed at the farmers market

Cover cropping is a great way to ensure that the hard work… Continue reading

Most Read