The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is encouraging current Leaders Circle (LC) members to take on the “Leaders Circle Challenge” by becoming ambassadors for the Foundation’s cause and encouraging members of their personal networks to join the LC – an exclusive program for individuals who make annual personal donations of $250 or more to TIF.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is pleased to announce that a fall toy giveaway is being planned for U.S. Navy families stationed in Rota, Spain. Held in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services, the October event will bring brand-new toys and a fun-filled day of play to 1,000 children living overseas.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is seeking toy donations and volunteers for an upcoming toy distribution event benefitting 600 foster children in Cook County, Illinois. Held in partnership with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children, “Play Your Part – Chicago” will be held on Thursday, July 16 at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox.
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On June 22, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will launch Game On!, a competition encouraging toy company marketing teams to compete against each other for a chance to win a TIF grant to their children’s charity of choice and help the Foundation make a difference in the lives of children in need. Teams are asked to sign up by June 17.
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Help brighten the lives of children in need this summer by donating your toys, games, books and DVDs to the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) 2015 Summer Toy Drive, open June 1 through Labor Day weekend.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is proud to announce that CRA-Z-ART, a New Jersey-based toy and craft company, has been named the exclusive sponsor of TIF’s Toy Bank program for 2015. CRA-Z-ART’s sponsorship includes a $10,000 donation, which will help TIF bring the magic of play to millions of children in need this year.
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Foster children throughout Southern California will be given the magic and joy of play thanks to nearly 150 volunteers brought together on Friday by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA).
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Young toy professionals with an interest in supporting the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) philanthropic efforts are invited to team up with their colleagues and make a collective financial donation by forming a Leaders Circle Group (LCG). Donation groups can be comprised of any number of members for any combined amount of money at or above $250.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) collected thousands of dollars worth of brand-new toys and games during TTPM’s annual Spring / Summer Showcase on April 30th, helping to bring the many benefits of play to nearly 500 local children affected by HIV / AIDS.
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TIF experienced a groundbreaking year, delivering the magic of play to nearly five million children in low-income communities, military families, foster care and hospitals over the course of last year. Learn more about the Foundation’s 2014 accomplishments in its Annual Report, now available online.
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Fifteen-hundred deserving children and their families stationed at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar received brand new toys from the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services at a special “Month of the Military Child” celebration on Saturday, April 11th in San Diego, CA.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) collected thousands of dollars in brand-new toys and games for children in need at the close of ToyFest West on March 11, 2015. This year marked the Foundation’s first time serving as the official charity partner for the Western Toy and Hobby Representatives Association’s (WTHRA) annual Las Vegas show.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is hoping to provide toys and games to more than five million children in need in 2015 – but TIF will need the toy industry’s help to make that happen. Donated playthings of all kinds – from board games and books to arts & crafts and plush – will light up the lives of children in need and provide them with critical opportunities to learn and grow through play.
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Registration is now open for the Toy Industry Foundation’s annual Play Your Part volunteer and networking event, taking place on Friday, May 15 in Gardena, California. Free for all to attend, the event (including lunch) will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beverly Hills Transfer and Storage.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced that a record-breaking 44,000 playthings valued at $612,000 were donated to The Toy Bank by 270 caring toy companies at the close of the 112th North American International Toy Fair.
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Toy companies exhibiting at the 112th North American International Toy Fair are reminded that at the close of show on Tuesday, February 17th, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will be holding its largest and most significant one-day toy collection of the year.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced there is less than one week remaining to reserve ad space in the Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) Tribute Book addendum. Each ad placed in the Tribute Book and its addendum directly supports TIF’s work to annually deliver brand-new, skill-building, and comforting toys and games to millions of children in need.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will be holding its largest and most significant one-day toy collection of the year on Tuesday, February 17th at the close of the 112th North American International Toy Fair.
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The Toy Industry Association (TIA) will host its annual Toy Safety Update on the morning of Monday, February 16th at the 112th North American International Toy Fair. The free seminar will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 1E21 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Registration for the session may be completed at the time of Toy Fair registration.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has reported record-breaking year-end results for 2014: nearly $19 million in new, donated playthings were distributed to five million children in need across North America and around the world, including kids living as far away as Albania, Armenia, Romania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Toy industry stakeholders are invited to expose their brands in front of top industry executives and support children in need by placing an ad in the 2015 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards Tribute Book. The deadline to submit an ad for the commemorative publication is Friday, January 23rd.
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