Bring light into
other kids’ lives with a toy and game drive sponsored by your
Often the only entertainment found in children’s wards and
waiting rooms of hospitals is outdated magazines, worn board games,
and tattered books-not exactly the most uplifting items for kids
who need cheer as they battle debilitating injuries and diseases.
Your kids can bring light into these kids’ lives with a toy and
game drive sponsored by your ministry.
Connect with your local hospital to learn its specific needs.
Then invite your entire church to contribute new or gently used
toys, board games, gaming stations, or children’s books according
to the hospital’s specific needs. You can also enlist the help of
toy stores-many will be happy to contribute merchandise to the
Let your kids put a sticker on each donated item that reads, “We
pray you’ll feel better soon. Well wishes from the kids at your
church name.” Kids can help deliver the donations to see firsthand
the faces of sick and injured kids light up with excitement and
This article is excerpted from Children’s Ministry Magazine.
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