The vacations have been merrier for hospitalized children at UC Davis Kids’s Hospital, because of $28,989 that was raised through the 2022 Digital Toy Drive to purchase presents. Greater than 70 folks additionally donated greater than 500 toys and presents from the hospital’s Amazon want listing. These have been delivered on to the hospital.

Eight people and two facility dogs pose in storeroom filled with toy donations

Patelco Credit score Union additionally provided a donation match of $10,000 to assist the digital toy drive.

“A giant thanks to the neighborhood for his or her generosity and giving. The response and assist have been superb,” stated Diana Sundberg, supervisor of the UC Davis Youngster Life and Inventive Arts Remedy Division. “We have been in a position to present toys for each youngster who wanted to remain within the hospital.”

The toy drive offered free toys and presents for each hospitalized youngster from infants to teenagers. Toys have been additionally given to pediatric sufferers in UC Davis Complete Most cancers Heart’s pediatric infusion heart and the UC Davis MIND Institute.

Extra funds will likely be used to assist pediatric sufferers all through 2023, offering toys, artwork provides, music provides, treasure field prizes and giveaways throughout their hospitalization. These presents can even be used for youths visiting the most cancers heart and the MIND Institute. Kids who rejoice their birthday within the hospital can even obtain presents, because of the generosity of donors.   

For individuals who didn’t have an opportunity to donate and wish to make a contribution, the UC Davis Youngster Life fund continues to be accepting donations. Donors can even nonetheless buy objects from Youngster Life’s Amazon want listing and have objects delivered on to the hospital.


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