The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is in need of toys for their patients, according to NBC Connecticut. Following surgery children are given toys to aid their recovery. Families often are at the facility for days at a time with their kids, and parents say the toys really help kids recover. The toy closet is typically low at the end of the summer, but somehow it’s more empty than usual, earlier. They’ve published an online wish list, and are looking for new toy donations for children of all ages especially infants.

The hospital's Lead Child Life Specialist, Christine Tatem says:

We see infants right through adolescents. Infants are often in high demand. So [they need] things like rattles or board books or anything that lights up or makes noise.

If you’d like to donate, you can drop off toys at the front desk at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, or click here for donation information.

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