What To Donate

Younger Children

Children receiving these toys range in age from birth to mid-teen.

  • Dolls (with or without clothing)
  • Barbie dolls & clothes
  • Doll clothes & accessories
  • Infant toys
  • Stuffed animals (only in good condition)
  • Building toys: Blocks, Legos, etc
  • Fisher-Price/Play School, etc. type toys
  • Jump ropes
  • Cars, trucks, & other "vehicles"
  • Small riding toys
  • Sandbox toys
  • Arts & crafts supplies, Play Dough, new coloring books & crayons
  • Games: board games, hand-held video games, etc. (intact, no pieces missing, except for dice or playing pieces.)


We take donations for our "Older Children" too!

  • Stuffed animals (especially dogs and cats)
  • Large-piece puzzles
  • Manipulative Toys
  • Large-print books
  • Toiletries
  • Lap blankets
  • Walker / Wheel Chair bags
    (Call our Admin Office at 253-460-6711 for info)


Donations for older children, 10-15 years, are especially needed!

  • Books
  • Art Supplies/Craft Kits
  • Inexpensive watches (working!)
  • Inexpensive working cameras & film
  • Perfume
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair dryers, curling irons, curling brushes
  • Jewelry
  • Nail polish
  • Clothing: new only please!
    • Warm winter items: socks, hats, scarves, gloves
  • Games
  • Sports cards
  • Travel-size clocks
  • Hand-held video games
  • Diaries/journals
  • Individual serving size candy & snacks
  • Sports equipment & accessories (indoor & outdoor)
  • Hair accessories (brushes, combs, bows, barrettes, etc.)
  • Coupons for FREE merchandise (i.e. burgers, ice cream cones, etc.)
  • Music: working radios, cassette tapes & players, cd’s & players, DVD’s & hand-held players, and I-PODs / MP3 players.
  • Grooming products (powder, mousse, gel, after-shave, etc.-sample and travel sizes welcome!)


Volunteer Inquiries

Web Page: Volunteer

Office Phone

(253) 460-6711

Office Hours

Please See Main Page
For Special Offic Hours

Postal Address

P.O. Box 64547
Tacoma, WA 98464-0547

Street Address

Toy Rescue Mission
607 S. Winnifred St.
Tacoma, WA 98465
(Across from Tacoma Boys on 6th Ave)

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