It's the last weekend to drop off new unwrapped toys for foster children through the Sleep Country USA drive. Donations will be dispersed among Northwest nonprofit foster care organizations. Toys can be dropped off at any Sleep Country Friday through Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Wild Waves Theme Park Holiday with Lights event Saturday, or at the 12K's of Christmas Holiday Run in Kirkland on Sunday, according to a post on the Sleep Country Facebook page.
Not sure what to get a foster kid? Not a worry, Sleep Country has collected wish lists from from its local foster organization partners including Treehouse, Bethany Christian Services and Olive Crest. Here are some of the top items:
Boys: Legos, Star Wars, action heroes, sports equipment (footballs, soccer balls, basketballs and baseball equipment), movies, music players (iPods, mp3 players) and headphones
Girls: Clothing and hair accessories (scarves, gloves, barrettes), make-up (lip gloss, nail polish), diaries/journals, baby dolls, books
All Children: Gift cards, board games (Monopoly, Sorry, Candy Land)
Young Children: Stacking cups/blocks, cars and trucks, play kitchen/cooking supplies, electronic learning toys (like LeapFrog), ride-on toys
Sleep Country store hours: Friday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. -7 p.m. The Woodinville store is located at 17957 Garden Way NE, Ste C.