Operation Scribble collects gifts for hospitalized children

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A West Michigan non-profit has dedicated their time to brightening the lives of children who are hospitalized, but they're in need of some help this holiday season.

Crayons 4 Kids is teaming up with WRKR 107.7 to host the 12th annual Operation Scribble, where they're collecting gifts for children who are in the hospital during the holidays.

From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 14, they'll be collecting toys for children of all ages at Moe's Southwester Grill.  They'll make deliveries to Bronson Children's Hospital on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

If you want to stop by and donate gifts, here's some of the items that are on Bronson Hospital's Wish List:

Infant/Toddler:

  • Rattles
  • Musical toys
  • Stacking rings
  • Shape sorters
  • Light up toys
  • Socks, bibs, clothes
  • Teething toys
  • Music boxes
  • Crib mobiles

School Age

  • Lego and Duplo kits
  • Star wars toys
  • Minecraft toys/games
  • New DVD releases
  • Craft kits
  • Videogames
  • Dolls, Barbie dolls, baby dolls
  • Play-Doh kits
  • Frozen themed items
  • Puzzles, board and card games

Teens

  •  Gift cards (such as Target, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, iTunes)
  • Make up kits, nail polish, spa kits, axe body supplies, manicure supplies
  • Headphones
  • Body wash and sprays, lotion, perfume
  • New video games and movies (DVD only)

Other popular items include characters from Disney, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Avengers, and Star Wars. Lots of art items are also requested on the wish list like coloring books, markers, crayons, paint, and other craft supplies.

If you can't make it out to the event but would still like to donate, visit Crayons4Kids.com to discover more opportunities to give back.

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