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Today was a great day! I got to donate 3 boxes of toys to Vancouver Firefighter Charities‘ annual Toy Drive. It has been said that giving can actually make you happier than receiving and I would agree. It is such a joy donating and knowing that you will be making someone else happy. Your gift or donation will make someone else’s day better. If you don’t have something tangible to give, giving your time and volunteering can be just as impactful.
Thank you to our partners for donating such amazing gifts to the Toy Drive.
Want to know what was in the boxes?
Halo Spartan Collection (6.5” Collection: The Master Chief & Mark VII Mjolnir)
The prestige and mystique of the UNSC’s most larger-than-life heroes have been brought to life like never before with the 6.5” Spartan Collection. Each figure in the 6.5” Spartan Collection features a fan-favourite Spartan figure, accessories, and at least one game-accurate weapon.
AEW All Elite Wrestling Unrivaled Collection 6” Figures
The complete AEW Unrivaled Series 6 features Chris Jericho, MJF, Jake Hager, Hikaru Shida, Penta el Zero M, and Rey Fenix. Each collectible boasts 25 points of articulation, authentically styled from the AEW Dynamite and PPV events. Start your AEW collection today!
Cabbage Patch Cuties – 9” Rainbow Garden Party
Introducing the newest collectible Cabbage Patch Kids, Rainbow Garden Party Cuties! These Cuties come in bright colors and fun prints. Each wears a soft snuggly onesie with an adjustable hood. These adorable Cuties love to cuddle and suck on their thumbs. This edition comes with the Peacock Cutie, Frog Cutie, Bear Cutie, Poodle Cutie, Hedgehog Cutie, Cow Cutie, and Bear Cutie
CoComelon Musical Yellow School Bus
The CoComelon Musical Yellow School Bus comes with a figure of JJ, a popular character from the educational CoComelon YouTube series! The school bus has room for 6 of your favorite CoComelon friends! Press on the grill of the bus and listen as a clip of “Wheels on the Bus” plays for you and your child to sing along to! The free-wheeling motion puts your child in control of this fun and detailed vehicle! Bring their favorite CoComelon nursery rhymes to life with the CoComelon Musical Yellow School Bus!
Blippi Recycling Truck
The Blippi Recycling Truck is ready to put waste in the right place! With sounds, real Blippi phrases and a working lever to collect bins and dispose of trash, this colourful truck is perfect for every little environmentalist! Place your exclusive Blippi Recycling figure inside the free-wheeling truck and get ready to reduce, reuse and recycle! Pick up the bin using the working side lever and dump the trash and recycling cubes into the truck hopper! When it’s time to empty out the truck, lift the hopper up and watch the trash cubes drop out!
Dino Ranch Hatchery Adventure Set
The Dino Ranch Hatchery Adventure Set is the perfect way to build out your own Dino Ranch. Join one of the three Dino Ranchers, Min, in this fantastic adventure! The young Dino Doctor-in-training loves to help hatch the baby dinos. You can help her by placing the Dino-Mite into the incubator and pressing the gear wheel to activate! The incubator lights up, revealing the baby dino’s silhouette! Included are two baby dinos with articulated heads. The playset also comes with ranch accessories including a dino wading pool and a cart that flips to a nest! You can also build your own hatchery by putting the two fence pieces together.
- (1) 7-Inch Hatchery Facade with Attachable Fence
- (1) 3-Inch Exclusive Min Figure, with Removable Hat
- (2) 2.5-Inch Baby Dinos
- (1) Light Up Egg Incubator
- (6) Dino Ranch Accessories
Bluey Family Cruiser
Take Bluey’s whole family for a drive in the Heeler 4WD! It’s the perfect car to go on fun playful adventures. Open the top of the Family Vehicle to fit all the family Figures inside. You can fit four Figures inside! A Bandit Figure is included so he can drive the family around!
Bluey Jumbo Plush Bring the fun and imaginative play home with Best Mate Bluey and recreate some of the most memorable moments from the show! Best Mate Bluey is perfect for extra-large hugs! A soft and cuddly toy for show time or storytime. Made with premium soft deluxe fabrics and detailed embroidery and stitching. Stands 45 cm (18″) tall..
Thomas & Friends Race & Chase R/C
Ages 2 years and up
The large, remote-controlled Thomas and Percy train engines are linked together with a steam cloud carrying handle and feature realistic train sounds and character phrases from the show! Kids control all the exciting racing action with the toddler-friendly remote. Get ready, Thomas & Percy. Let’s go!
Thomas & Friends 2-in-1 Transforming Thomas Playset
This awesome train set features a large push-along Thomas, which stores die-cast engines inside, and large passenger cars Annie & Clarabel, which open to reveal all the pieces kids need to build out a full track set! The 2-in-1 Transforming Thomas Playset comes with a die-cast, push-along Percy engine, a working Cranky the Crane™, and cool elevated track pieces for gravity-defying railway play.
Akedo Ultimate Battle Arena
The world of Akedo is brought to life with this arcade inspired electronic arena where any of the Akedo warriors can come for next level battle action. Includes two exclusive Legendary warrior figures, two battle controllers, two interchangeable backdrops and over 35 sound effects for added excitement and humor. When the warriors aren’t battling, they can train and practice the perfect split-strike in the arena by connecting the detachable training punching bag accessory.
Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron
Your Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron includes everything needed to cast the perfect spell to conjure your Magic Mixie for the big reveal. Available in both blue and pink. Also included are extra mystical accessories to keep the magic going (including an additional mist vile, charging adapter, wand).
This was our second annual toy drive. We partnered with the Capilano Rugby Club and helped build this amazing pile of gifts for the children and teenagers that receive support from North Shore Christmas Bureau run by North Shore Family Services, North Shore Neighbourhood House, North Shore Salvation Army, North Shore Food Bank
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