Toy Drive for Foster Kids Spearheaded by Theatre Group

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Foster Your Dream teams up with Signature Theatre in New York City for a Holiday Toy Drive that will continue to give all year long.

For several years, foster children, foster families, and group homes have been invited to see live shows in this exciting theatre complex near Times Square. With the holidays approaching, the staff of Signature Theatre decided to do a Toy Drive for their favorite patrons … Dream Kids from Foster Your Dream!

What’s unique about this Holiday Toy Drive is that it will last beyond the holidays. Donated toys will be brought from the Theatre to the Children’s Center in New York City. The Center is where children who are removed from their homes … often in the middle of the night … must go if there are no foster families available to take them in. Often these children are in crisis, even traumatized. The toys collected will be available for the child when he or she arrives at the center. FYD founder Sue Wolf says “We hope that choosing a toy and taking it to their foster home will provide a joyful distraction and some warm comfort to the children we are so passionate about serving!”

Ms. Wolf continues, "Foster Your Dream aims to provide extras such as prom dresses, theatre trips, tuition for dance class and karate lessons, to name a few. There are over half a million children in foster care, and we’d love to make a dream come true for each of them. With the help of such generous partners as Signature Theatre, we are one step closer to making that a reality.”

If you would like to donate, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W 42nd Street during the designated donation hours from now until December 18.

Donation Hours Before Every Show

Tuesday: 6:30-7:30pm
Wednesday: 1pm-2pm & 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thursday: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Friday: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 1pm-2pm & 7pm-8pm
Sunday: 1pm-2pm

Donation Requirements

Signature is accepting new, unwrapped, any ages toys. Signature will not accept clothing or donations that are used, perishable, or dangerous.

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http://www.signaturetheatre.org/shows-and-events/Now-at-the-Center/Foster-Your-Dream-Toy-Drive.aspx

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