Rep. Schweikert Office to Collect Toys for Scottsdale Hospital Pediatric Unit

| November 29 2012

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Congressman David Schweikert and his staff are now collecting toys for Scottsdale Healthcare’s Pediatric Unit. Following a successful trip to the Pediatric Unit in 2011, Congressman Schweikert is looking forward to visiting and distributing toys to the nearly 30 children that will be hospitalized during the Christmas season:

HOW YOU CAN HELP: Donations must be new and unwrapped. Stuffed animals must still have tags attached.

WHERE: Rep. Schweikert’s District Office, 10603 North Hayden Rd, Suite 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

WHEN: Donations are due by Friday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m.

SUGGESTED DONATIONS:

  • Matchbox cars
  • Play-doh
  • Trains
  • Musical toys
  • Rattles
  • Character dolls and toys
  • Barbie dolls
  • Action figures
  • Lego’s
  • Blocks
  • Bubbles
  • DVDs – Current Movies
  • Arts and Crafts  Kits
  • Books for school age – no chapter books please
  • Leap Frog toys
  • Interactive learning toys
  • Makeup, nail polish
  • Magazines

Gift cards: Toys ‘R’ Us, iTunes, Target

BACKGROUND: Scottsdale Healthcare Medical Center has the Northeast Valley’s only hospital with a dedicated pediatric unit, pediatric intensive care and pediatric ER. The 28-bed pediatric inpatient unit offers care for children ages infant through 18.

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