How you can help:

Make a Donation | Donate a Toy | Donate an Item for Silent Auction | Give Your Time

Organize a Toy Drive | Sponsor an Event | Participate in an Event

Make a Donation

Click here to make a donation
or you can mail a check to
7413 Spring Tree Drive
Springfield, VA 22153

In Honor Of or In Memory Of Donations: You can make a donation in honor of someone as a tribute for their birthday, retirement, graduation (especially nurses and doctors J ). Please send us the name of the person you are honoring and who you would like the acknowledgement to be sent to.


Donate a Toy

We accept new toys year round for all ages. When choosing toys, remember most of the children spend a large portion of their day in bed. Toys for infants and teens are in great need.

General Ideas: Ideas for Infants: Ideas for Teens:
  • Art Sets
  • Books
  • Boardgames
  • Legos
  • Teethers
  • Rattles
  • Blankets
  • Books
  • CD’s
  • CD Players
  • Hand held electronic games

You can drop off toys at either of our two drop off locations:

Dominion Offices:
Alexandria, Fairfax, Herndon, Leesburg, Springfield and Woodbridge
(Contact – Chip Gilliland at or at (703) 859-1743)

Crystal City Shops:
Information Desk
1750 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202


Donate an Item for Our Silent Auction

Each December we hold a Holiday Celebration and Silent Auction. We are always grateful to receive any item to be used at our auction. Some items that have been contributed in the past include:

  • Catered dinner for 10
  • Dinner for 2 from local restaurants
  • Movie Tickets
  • Tickets to sports events
  • One hour limousine ride
  • Longaberger baskets
  • Theme Baskets

Please email for more information on donating a Silent Auction item.


Give your time

Volunteer at one of our fundraisers or help with clerical work. Please email Ellen Tomczyk at to find out how you can help.


Organize your own toy drive

Gather your neighbors, co-workers, or family members together and hold your own toy drive. All toys will be given to children at hospitals in the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Area. Please email Chip Gilliland at  for more information on organizing your own toy drive.


Sponsor one of our events

Cole’s Closet has various sponsorship opportunities for companies who want to provide their name and a financial donation to an event. Sponsorship is an excellent way for a company to enhance its image. Email Le-Ha Anderson  at for more information.


Participate in one of our events

Join us at our annual Yard Sale, Summer Funfair or Holiday Celebration.
Join Us on Facebook to find out about upcoming events.


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