What To Donate

We accept gently-used toy donations, at our shop located at 607 S. Winnifred Street, across from Tacoma Boys, during current office hours, which are either listed on our front page, or at the bottom of every page of this website.

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!)


Refer to your child's school supply list from their elementary or middle school in Pierce County. Bring that list to us, and we will help you to fill the supply list.

Volunteer Inquiries

Web Page: Volunteer

Office Phone

(253) 460-6711

Office Hours

Tuesday | 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday, Thursday | 9:30am-4pm
First and Third Saturdays | 9am-12pm
For all other inquiries, call for appointment

Postal Address

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

Street Address and
Donation Drop-off

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

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