Rep. Schweikert Office to Collect Toys for Hospital Pediatric Unit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2011
CONTACT: Rachel Semmel

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Congressman David Schweikert and his staff are now collecting toys for Scottsdale Healthcare Shea’s Pediatric Unit. The toys will be given as Christmas gifts to children who are hospitalized.

HOW YOU CAN HELP: Donate new, unwrapped toys to stock the toy closet for Christmas.

WHERE: Drop off all donations at Rep. Schweikert’s Scottsdale office:

10603 North Hayden Rd, Suite 108
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

WHEN: Donations are due to Rep. Schweikert’s office by Monday, December 19th at 4:00 p.m. MT.

SUGGESTED DONATIONS: Dora the Explorer, Elmo, Polly Pocket, Spiderman, Sponge Bob, Transformers and other items
Balls
Board games
Puzzles (24-48 piece)
Activity/art kits
Coloring books
Matchbox cars
Remote control cars
Barbie and other dolls
Dress up clothes
Light up toys for infants
For teens: footballs, bath/shower gel, electronic handheld games, makeup, etc.

*NOTE: Stuffed animals MUST be new with tags attached.*

Congressman Schweikert will visit Scottsdale Healthcare Shea’s Pediatric Unit to hand out toys at a Christmas celebration on Tuesday, December 20th.

BACKGROUND: Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center has the Northeast Valley’s only hospital with a dedicated pediatric unit, pediatric intensive care and pediatric ER. The 28-bed pediatric inpatient unit offers care for children ages infant through 18.

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