Every child, regardless of personal and financial circumstances, deserves a special birthday.
NYFS would like to help make that happen!
Parents and Guardians who need gifts for a child's birthday can come select a few new toys and/or books from the Birthday Bin...no questions asked.
Who is eligible?
Everyone! Residents outside of Newtown & Sandy Hook are also welcome!
We're can provide toys and books for children aged 0-14.
When to visit?
The Birthday Bin will be open on the first Friday of the month from 10 - 11:30 am and the third Thursday of the month from 5 - 7:30pm. We are also open on Saturdays. Visit our reservation system to see available days and times!
If these dates and times do not work for you please contact Daryl Might to make alternate arrangements.
In addition to the regularly scheduled days and times listed above, the Birthday Bin will be open every day during the week of July 19th!
How to arrange a visit?
To avoid overlap and to make this as comfortable as possible for those participating, we are asking for pre-registration.
If you would like to donate to the Birthday Bin...
NEW and UNOPENED toys, books and gift cards for children ages 0-14 can be dropped off at our office.
We are light on gifts for 6, 7 and 8 year olds and we'll also take gift cards for celebration supplies, bakeries, grocery stores, etc.
Donations can be dropped off at NYFS; 15 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook.
Another way to donate is through our Amazon Wish List. Items purchased through Amazon will ship directly to our office.