Be a friend
Have a Heart Program
Coins 4 Kids
Group Fundraisers
Adopt a Family
Birthday Parties
Do Your Own Thing
Host a Drive
Sponsor a Birthday Party
 
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Hey Kids and Teens - Be a friend... Help a friend make a difference in another child's life!

We are always so happy when other children, teens and young adults want to help our patients! At any age, there are so many ways you can help us and make a difference in someone's life. Check out our ideas and how you can become a part of the TCF Team!

Mitzvah/Confirmation Projects
Need community service hours? We can use your time and talents in many ways! Community service is so important and a very special way to share your energy. You can lend your hours to help our patients.

  • Help us by hosting a collection of new items: games, puzzles, arts and crafts, books, video games.

    Toy Wish List:
    • Arts and crafts materials: crayons, markers, construction paper, stickers, glue, Play Doh, Sculpy, wood crafts, picture frames, model Magic, scratch art, sand art, drawing pads, tie dye kit, puzzles of 100 pieces of less, paint by number kits.
    • Games: Trivial Pursuit, Taboo, Scrabble, Trouble, Uno, Monopoly, Outburst, Battleship, Connect 4, Hangman, Checkers, SkipBo, Bananagrams.
    • Toddler and Baby toys
    • Building blocks, Legos, K'Nex
    • New books, magazines
    • Gifts for teenagers
    • Clothing for infant through young adult
    • Gift cards of $10 or $25 to fun stores for birthday gifts--Toys 'R' Us, Old Navy, Barnes and Noble, Target

  • Collect non-perishable food items to stock our food pantry – cereal, pancake mix, syrup, jelly, peanut butter, soup, pasta, spaghetti sauce, cookies, crackers, canned fruits and more.

  • Any canned and non-perishable foods as well as paper supplies are welcome! We can always use:
    • Parmalat Milk
    • hot and cold cereal
    • canned fruits
    • soup and one can meals
    • sugar and sugar packets
    • flour, peanut butter, jelly, pudding, Jello
    • canned stew, pasta
    • pancake mix, pancake syrup
    • coffee
    • spaghetti sauce
    • tuna
    • rice
    • canned meats and canned vegetables
    • baby food
    • laundry detergent
    • disposable diapers

  • Collect new books or DVD's for all ages--TCF is always in need of new movies for our patients and their families to watch when they spend many days in the medical center. Books for pre-school, grammar and high school students and also parents are always needed.

Have a Heart Program
Have a HeartShow your support for the young patients at TCF by joining in the Have a Heart Program. TCF has Have a Heart pads for you to use at your school, church or synagogue. Each heart can be personalized by the donor with their name and then posted to show the support your have shared with our children. We suggest a donation of $1 for each heart sold. For more information contact sgarbe@atcfkid.com.

Coins 4 Kids
Coins 4 KidsA fun way to see your money grow! TCF will provide you with stickers for collection containers that you can put in your house, school or church or synagogue. Ask people to drop their loose change into the container. When you are finished with your collection take the change to the bank where they will count it and issue a check to Tomorrows Children's Fund. For more information contact sgarbe@atcfkid.com.

Learn more about Coins 4 Kids.

School/Scout Projects/Host a Fundraiser
Your class or group can work wonders by hosting a collection or event to benefit our patients. Do you have a great idea? Need suggestions? For more information contact sgarbe@atcfkid.com.

Adopt a Family
At Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah, TCF provides families with a holiday food basket. Have your family or classmates "Adopt" a family and create a special basket just for them. For more information contact lhoffman@atcfkid.com.

Birthday Parties
Each patient is remembered at TCF with a special present to mark a birthday. We have had many children share their own birthdays by collecting presents for our kids. Party paper goods and favors would make the day very special for our patients.

"We had our birthday party at the movies and asked guests to bring a present for a TCF patient." --Brooke and Brianna, age 6

Do your own thing
Do you have a great idea that you would love to share with TCF? Let us know and we'll work together to make it happen! Contact sgarbe@atcfkid.com.

Host A Drive
You can collect items and deliver them to TCF. All items must be new.

  • Advertise your drive in your local newspaper
  • Put collection boxes in your town library, school, church or synagogue
  • Tell people exactly what you are collecting and where the items will be sent
Always in need:
  • Arts and crafts materials: crayons, markers, construction paper, stickers, glue, Play Doh, Sculpy, wood crafts, picture frames, model Magic, scratch art, sand art, drawing pads, tie dye kit, puzzles of 100 pieces of less, paint by number kits.
  • Games: Trivial Pursuit, Taboo, Scrabble, Trouble, Uno, Monopoly, Outburst, Battleship, Connect 4, Hangman, Checkers, SkipBo, Bananagrams.
  • Toddler and Baby toys
  • Building blocks, Legos, K'Nex
  • New books, magazines
  • Gifts for teenagers
  • Clothing for infant through young adult
  • Gift cards of $10 or $25 to fun stores for birthday gifts--Toys 'R' Us, Old Navy, Barnes and Noble, Target
We cannot accept used items, play guns or war toys, latex balloons.

Help Sponsor a Happy Birthday for a TCF kid!
A birthday is a special time for any child. The young patients at Tomorrows Children's Fund sometimes are not able to celebrate their special day with family and friends because they are confined to the medical center.

Through the TCF Happy Birthday Project, we can make that day as special as possible. You can help us create a birthday party complete with cake, party favors and gifts for a young patient fighting cancer or a serious blood disorder.

Your $25 will buy cupcakes, decorations and a gift for a patient.

Your $50 will buy a cake, juice, party favors, decorations and a gift for a patient.

Include your special birthday message in the space provided at the bottom of the donation page. We will be sure the birthday child receives a special card from you!

Click here to donate now!