Toys for Manhattan accepts new and experienced toys and gifts for distribution to underprivileged families as Christmas presents for their families.
This year the shop is located in the upstairs ballroom of the Houston Street Center, 427 Houston. There is an elevator to the left as you enter.
The distributions for those who otherwise may go without Christmas season are on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, December 2-19.
The 2020 holiday shopping at Toys for Manhattan will be set up differently this year due to Covid-19.
- You must make an appointment. Only one appointment per household during the season. Note: the signup system we are using is not currently functional on desktop and laptop computers. Use a phone to make an appointment.
- Only the one person that signed up for that time slot will be allowed to shop. IDs will be verified at check-in.
- There will be a 45 minute and a 2 bag limit on shopping.
- There will be a limit on new toys.
- Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. Masks are required – no mask, no shopping! Hand sanitizer will be available.
- No children, food or drinks allowed in the shop.
Toys for Manhattan reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone for any reason.
Note: the signup system we are using is not currently functional on desktop and laptop computers. Use a phone to make an appointment.
Anyone may drop off donations at the shop on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5 and 8 p.m., November 3 through December 17. For large donations, please call 785-313-2013 to schedule an appropriate time.
Other sites accepting donations and hosting promotions are:
- 1419 Mercantile, 3039 Anderson Ave
- Abbott Management, 486 McCall Rd
- American Family Insurance, Tim Engle Agency, 3320 Anderson Ave
- De Hart Plumbing, 1723 Fair Lane
- Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Sarah Pacheco, 519 Lincoln Ave, Wamego
- Five Below, 417E Poyntz Ave
- Inspire ENT & Pulmonology, 4201 Anderson Ave, Suite C
- Legacy Realty of Kansas, 3901 Vanesta Dr, Suite A
- Little Apple Nutrition, 2026 Tuttle Creek Blvd
- Manhattan Dental, 2745 Pembrook Place
- McCullough Development, 210 N 4th St
- Menards, 515 McCall Rd
- Midwest Dream Car Collecgtion, 3007 Anderson Ave
- O’Reilly Auto Parts, 700 Ft. Riley Blvd
- Orscheln Farm & Home Supply, 427 Hummels Place
- Riddle’s Jewelry, 100 Manhattan Town Center
- Riley County Police Dept., 1001 S Seth Child Rd
- Salon One & Spa, 1348 Westloop Place
- Salon Brands, 409 Poyntz Ave
- Via Christi Home Medical, 2439 Claflin Rd
- Water’s True Value Hardware, 338 N Seth Child Rd
Any business, organization, club, or group may do their own collection. If you have a large collection to deliver, please call to make arrangements.
Monetary donations are gladly accepted.
Not accepting: household items, furniture, televisions, or summer clothing.
A donation receipt is available on request.
2004 Timber Creek Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502