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2013 Holiday Toy Drive

Toy Drive

NYU and the 9th Police Precinct Announce the 2013 Holiday Toy Drive!

Help brighten the holidays for local children living in the 9th Police Precinct, the East Village, and the Lower East Side, as well as children attending the Herbert G. Birch Manhattan Early Childhood Center serving those with autism and other special needs. There are two ways to donate.

Drop off a toy in person

Drop off a new, unwrapped, nonviolent toy or book for children ages 4 to 13 years to any of our neighborhood collection sites and receive a special discount on an accompanying purchase! The drop-off locations will accept donations from Tuesday, Dec. 2 through Thursday, Dec. 12.

Toy Drive Map

Click to see an interactive map of our toy drive drop-off locations

Local Businesses

  • Jebon Sushi, 15 St Marks Pl - 10% off your order!
  • Half Pint, 76 W 3rd St - 10% off your order!

  • Amity Hall, 80 W 3rd St - 10% off your order!
  • Eva’s Supplements, 11 W 8th St - 25% off your order!

  • Greenwich Village Mail Center, 511 Avenue of the Americas - 15% off packing and shipping!

Civic Organizations

  • Community Board 2, Washington Square Village 3
  • Community Board 3, 59 East 4th Street

NYU Locations

  • Drop boxes are located around campus. You can see a list here. For more information, contact Barbara Albrecht at 212-998-0112 or Ida Longarino at 212-998-1802.

Purchase a toy online

Visit our Holiday Toy Drive's Amazon wish list and purchase your toy online. Toys will be shipped directly to the address linked to the wish list (Attn: Joe Manoleas, NYU Community Affairs, 25 West 4th St., #523, NYC 10012). Amazon purchases should be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 10 to allow time for shipping.

The toy drive is sponsored by the NYU Office of Government and Community Affairs, the NYU Administrative Management Council, and the 9th Police Precinct.

Programs and Information

The Office of Government and Community Affairs (OGCA) is the University's primary liaison to the community. OGCA fields questions, addresses concerns, builds partnerships with local organizations, and disseminates information on a variety of NYU topics, ranging from free and public events to updates on construction projects.

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Office of Government and Community Affairs
25 W 4th Street, New York, NY 10012
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