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How to

Donate

Toys * Clothes * Toiletries

In Person

Join us for our Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown and Gift Drive on December 22nd at Fretboard Brewing Co. in Cincinnati, OH.  We will be collecting toys, clothing, and toiletries for The Caring Closet and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  Admission is free! 

Please donate whatever you like.  We have an amazon wishlist linked below to give you some ideas.  All we ask is that you donate goods that are new and in their original packaging.

Amazon Wishlist

More non-profit info below.

Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown
& Gift Drive
December 22nd
Fretboard Brewing Co.
5800 Creek Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242

7:30pm TBA
8:15pm Veronica Grim
9:00pm 500mtm

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States

Children learn through play and staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital help children adapt to new environments by including toys as a way to process their healthcare experience. Perhaps even more important, a playful atmosphere has the ability to bring smiles to the faces of children and adults alike. Donating a toy to Cincinnati Children’s is one way to bring cheer to a sick child’s day. As we care for kids of various ages, we are always in need of toys, craft supplies and other items throughout the year for children from infancy through age 18.


https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/giving/gifts/items

or

Online

Can't make it to the show?  Don't live in Cincinnati?  That's okay.  You can still help children in need.  Purchase any item through the Amazon Wishlist and select 500mtm as the shipping address when you checkout.  We'll be accepting online donations until Dec. 22nd.

Amazon Wishlist

More non-profit info below.

The Caring Closet


The Caring Closet is a charity in Hamilton, OH that serves Hamilton City School District students that are in need. We provide clothing, a pair of shoes, a coat, new underwear and socks and basic toiletries to kids that do not have these things. Last school year alone, the Caring Closet provided 898  boxes of these items to 898 kids in our community. Kids that live in our neighborhoods. Kids that we pass at Meijer or we see at the park.  Our kids, Hamilton’s kids.

Counselors identify a child in need and send the Caring Closet a request for items. Once we receive the request, we fill a box for that child with the requested items and the child’s counselor makes sure it gets to the child’s home. The Caring Closet is completely community supported. Parents bring us bags of gently used clothing, businesses send us checks, children have friends bring donations for the Caring Closet rather than gifts for their birthday parties, schools collect socks and churches come together and do drives during the holidays.  We can not do what we do without the support of people like you.

Items to collect: (All need to be unopened and  full size, we can not use travel size.)
2n1 Shampoo/Conditioner
Deodorant 
Toothpaste 
Bar Soap
Feminine Hygiene Products
Packs of NEW underwear (any size from 4T to adult XXL, boxer briefs always requested by the boys) 
Packs of new socks ( Children's sizes med and large, adult size too) 

 https://www.thecaringclosethamilton.com/