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20 December 2019

Bringing Joy with Toys This Holiday Season

Our 8th annual toy drive collected 89 toys for children in need

  • 20 December 2019
  • Author: Yiu Tso
  • Number of views: 416
Bringing Joy with Toys This Holiday Season

Remembering the true spirt of the holiday season, ShelterPoint employees collectively donated over 89 toys to help brighten the holidays for sick kids and children-in-need on Long Island through the John Theissen Annual Toy and Fund Holiday Drive.

A ShelterPoint tradition 8 years running

The John Theissen Children’s Foundation is a local charity on Long Island near and dear to our hearts. When we began working with the John Theissen’s Children Foundation eight years ago, we did not realize it would become an annual tradition for us. But it has become a passion for us, a way to bring joy and give back to our local community during the holiday season. Through the years we have collected hundreds of toys since we began in 2012! 

How the John Theissen Children’s Foundation helps

The toy drive helps parents who feel financial strains, but want to provide gifts to their children for the holidays.  The enables us to reach those families, and help.

John Theissen has been running this toy drive and other charitable giving events throughout the year since 1992, when he collected over 800 toys.  Last year, the John Theissen Children’s Fund provided over 81,000 toys and gift cards for children.  

Holiday Drive toy Drop-off

Here’s how you can help make a difference – to spread joy to children throughout Long Island and help them forget their hardships during this special Holiday season.

If you would like to contribute to the holiday drive, simply donate a new, unwrapped toy

You can drop off a gift to their headquarters at:

1881 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh NY 11793

555 Sunrise Highway
West Babylon, NY

Or at any of their other drop-off locations located across Long Island.

Not local, or looking for a different way to support JTCF?  They accept monetary donations through their website:




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