The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is reminding industry stakeholders that less than one month remains to place an ad in the Tribute Book, the official take-home program for guests attending the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards ceremony. The deadline for Tribute Book ad submissions is January 14, 2014.
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Toy companies that would like to bring some holiday cheer into the workplace, boost employee morale, and give back to children in need are encouraged to host a “Denim Day” in support of the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF).
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TIA and TIF partnered with the Flatiron/23rd Street Business Improvement District this month to introduce pedestrians to this year’s Toy of the Year finalists and send messages of holiday cheer to members of the military, Court Appointed Special Advocates and children in need.
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More than 2,000 children and their families living on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina were provided with some pre-holiday cheer on Monday, December 2nd when they were treated to a special toy giveaway by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
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More than 30,000 children in need nationwide will receive brand new toys and games this holiday season, thanks to the generous toy companies that partnered with the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) to participate in the TODAY Show Holiday Gift Drive.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, thanks 14 toy companies for their consistent and generous support of TIF’s Toy Bank program over the past 10 years.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) proudly announced today that Safari Ltd®, a Florida-based educational toy company, has been named as the official sponsor of TIF’s Toy Bank for 2014.
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Tickets are now on sale for the 14th Annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards – also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry. This year’s event will be “Like Never Before” as it honors the people and products that make the toy industry great!
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Nearly 2,000 children living with their families on Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California were provided with some pre-holiday cheer on Friday, November 8th when they were treated to a special toy giveaway by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is encouraging toy companies to consider utilizing its signature giving program, The Toy Bank, as an additional resource for handling donation requests this holiday season and all year long.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, thanks 18 generous companies for their first-ever donations to The Toy Bank. Their inaugural contributions were made during the Time to Play Holiday Showcase in September and TIF’s annual toy collection at Fall Toy Preview in October, as well as through general donations to the Toy Bank this fall.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) extends a heartfelt thanks to the 122 companies that participated in the toy collection at Fall Toy Preview 2013.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, announced today that three U.S.-based children’s charities – Community Services for Children (PA), Educare of West DuPage (IL), and Wayne Barton Study Center (FL) – have been selected to receive 2013 Play Connects grants. Each organization will be awarded $10,000 to support their ongoing work to help children in need.
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The Toy Industry Foundation’s annual Holiday Toy Drive — open from October 15 to December 31, 2013 — is soliciting donations to help bring the magic of toys and the joy of play to children in need this holiday season.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is now accepting ad submissions for its 2014 TOTY Tribute Book – the official take-home program for guests attending the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards ceremony on February 15, 2014.
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On Thursday, October 3, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will be collecting playthings from generous toy companies at the close of Fall Toy Preview. These toys and games will be distributed to more than 10,000 Dallas-area kids in need, including those who are homeless, living in military families and impoverished.
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TIF is currently seeking a corporate sponsor for The Toy Bank for 2014 through a tax-deductible donation of $10,000.
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In addition to crucial business opportunities, the Toy Industry Association (TIA) is reminding all Fall Toy Preview attendees of the various networking and philanthropic events slated to take place the week of the show.
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Toy industry stakeholders who would like to help bring the magic of play to children in need are invited to join the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) Leaders Circle giving program by annually donating $250 or more to TIF.
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The Toy Industry Foundation’s Summer Toy Drive continued its record-breaking streak this year, collecting more than 896,000 toys and games to bring the magic of play to children in need across the nation.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), a nonprofit organization that brings joy, comfort, and learning to children in need through toys and play, applauds the generosity of Pillow Pets and Peaceable Kingdom for their recent large scale toy donations.
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This is the last profile in a series about charities that received Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) Play Connects grants in 2012. This feature highlights National Lekotek Center, a nonprofit organization that brings education and play to low-income children with disabilities.
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There is still time to participate in the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) annual Summer Toy Drive, which is open through August 31st. To date, more than 75 companies have contributed toys, games and plush to the 2013 collection.
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Over the course of the summer, Toy News Tuesday is profiling the charities that received Play Connects grants last year to showcase how the funds are making an important difference in children’s lives. This week’s feature spotlights Play Connects grant recipient Community Action Partnership of Orange County (COPAC).
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Today, for the very first time, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and its Toy Bank will distribute more than 500,000 new toys and games to children in need in all 50 states on a single day. Dubbed “Toys Across America,” this special day of toys, play and fun celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Toy Bank, a program that collects new toys from donor toy companies and delivers them through a network of charities serving kids and families.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) teamed up with CASA of Marion County in Indiana on Saturday, July 27th to bring thousands of new toys and games to 3,500 foster children and other community children in need during CASA’s annual “Free Kids Fair.”
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The Township of Irvington New Jersey, The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the National CASA Association and CASA of Essex County hosted a “Christmas in July” festival on Thursday, July 18th where more than 900 children attending the township’s summer recreation program were the first beneficiaries of a toy giveaway bonanza sponsored by TIF.
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In honor of The Toy Bank’s 10th anniversary, on August 1st The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will distribute toys to children in need in all 50 states through its “Toys Across America” initiative. Toy donations continue to pour in, but more are needed to bring the gift of play to kids in every state across the country.
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Over the course of the summer, Toy News Tuesday is profiling the charities that received Play Connects grants last year to showcase how the funds are making an important difference in children’s lives. This year’s Play Connects grant cycle is now closed; the 2013 grant recipients will be announced this fall.
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Pediatric cancer patients living at the Ronald McDonald House of New York were treated to a “Wild Safari” evening of play hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) on June 20th.
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To help commemorate The Toy Bank’s 10th anniversary, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will host “Toys Across America” – an initiative that will bring brand new toys and games to children in all 50 states on Thursday, August 1st.
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Nearly 1,200 children living with their families on Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak in Alaska were treated to a special toy giveaway on June 15th by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, thanks 89 generous companies for making their first-ever donations to The Toy Bank during the first few months of 2013.
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The Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) Toy Bank has brought 60,000 toys and games to foster children served by National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children since launching a joint national partnership with the children’s organization in January 2013.
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The Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) 2013 Summer Toy Drive kicks off today (May 28) and will run through August 31st. Generous toy manufacturers, retailers and licensors that donate brand new toys, plush, DVDs, games and more to The Toy Bank this summer will bring the joy of play to children in need – including those recently affected by Oklahoma’s devastating tornado.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is actively collecting toys, books, games, plush, action figures, and other playthings to support families affected by the recent Oklahoma Tornado.
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Over the course of the summer, Toy News Tuesday will be profiling the charities that received Play Connects grants last year to showcase how the funds are making an important difference in children’s lives. The 2013 Play Connects grant cycle is open now through June 14, 2013; TIA members are encouraged to nominate a local charity to apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding.
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The Ronald McDonald House of New York City will be transformed into a wild safari playland on Thursday, June 20th for the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF) 6th annual toy giveaway event for children battling cancer. But the Evening of Play cannot happen without support and donations from the toy industry.
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Marisa Medina, Foundation Manager at TIF, recalls her experience at the recent toy giveaway to children of army families living on base at Fort Bliss.
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Nearly 3,000 children living with their families on military base Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas were treated to a special toy giveaway on April 17th hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and national partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Military Services.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) has announced that its 2013 Play Connects grant cycle nomination process opened today (April 16th).
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National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association and the Toy Industry Foundation partnered on April 5th at the Play Your Part volunteer event to provide 50,000 brand new toys to children in the Southern California foster care system.
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Robert Pasin – Chief Wagon Officer at Radio Flyer, Platinum Leaders Circle member of the Toy Industry Foundation, and father of four – chats about play and giving back.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is reminding toy industry stakeholders that there are just a few days left to register for TIF’s Play Your Part volunteer and networking event taking place on Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Commerce, CA.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) held its most successful one-day toy collection in the ten-year history of The Toy Bank this past February, gathering more than 42,000 toys and games worth over $400,000 for children in need.
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The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) held its most successful one-day toy collection in the ten-year history of The Toy Bank this past February, gathering more than 42,000 toys and games worth over $400,000 for children in need.
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As the official charity of the 110th American International Toy Fair, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will once again cap off the show with a toy drive to benefit New York City-area children’s charities and TIF national partners that serve military families and foster children.
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Toy Industry Association President Carter Keithley and Toy Industry Foundation Executive Director Jean Butler were honored at the 9th Annual Wonder Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment Awards presented by Women in Toys (WIT) on Sunday, February 10.
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A silent auction with rare, limited edition and one-of-a-kind toys will be held at the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards on Saturday, February 9th. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF).
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