Thursday, December 3, 2015


Toy and Gear Drive
Saturday, December 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This is the third year that Friends of Greenwood Playground is supporting the organization Little Essentials. The Friends will be collecting new and gently-used unwrapped toys for girls and boys of any age as well as baby gear on behalf of Little Essentials. Drop the items off at Sun Dojo on Saturday, December 19th.

Toys must be clean, in working order, and include all parts. No large or ride-on toys; all toys must fit in a child's hand. Include batteries with anything that is battery-powered. Stuffed animals will not be accepted.

Baby gear that can be donated includes baby beds of any type--Pack 'n Play, bassinet, co-sleeper, travel cribs, and car seats.

Clothing will not be accepted.

If you have any questions about donating, e-mail them to greenwoodplayground @

Little Essentials serves children in Brooklyn who are living in poverty. It's helped more than 17,000 children since May 2011.

The organization enables, empowers, and educates families in need, allowing them to stay together by providing them with urgently needed essentials. The community-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization is located in Gowanus.

Donation location
Sun Dojo
1256 Prospect Avenue (former location of Cynthia King Dance Studio)

between Reeve Place and Greenwood Avenue 
Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn