rock the sock

holiday toy drive

'Tis the season for giving. Join us for Rock the Sock, our annual holiday gift drive. Come visit us at any of our three locations now 'til 12/10 with a new, unwrapped toy and receipt, and we'll swap you for a $5 Aslin gift card to use however you please. All items will be donated to local organizations within our communities. Learn more about the organizations we're working with below.

Alexandria: Volunteer Alexandria

Their goal is to serve 400 children this year, age 0 - 4 year-olds. 

Gift ideas:

  • Infants: Educational toys, musical crib mobiles, interactive crib toys, rattles, stack towers, ALASOU Baby Truck Car Toy and Playmat, Baby Tummy Time Pillow, ONLY baby freindly stuffed animals. ​

  • Toddlers: Educational toys, Duplo®/Mega blocks, LeapFrog®, train sets, Playmobile®, musical toys, dolls of all colors (no barbies), anything Disney, Crayola Paw Patrol Coloring Book with Stickers, Gift for Kids, soccer balls, balls, Tonka trucks, 80 Words Self-Correcting Spelling Puzzles, Double-Sided Three and Four Letter Words with Matching Images, Perfect for Preschool Learning, Matching Letter Game for Kids, 2 in 1 Educational Toys Alphabet Spelling & Reading, Number & Color Recognition

  • Books!

View the full wish list here.

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Herndon: She Believes in Me

They serve vulnerable children and their families in the Herndon community who face a wide variety of challenges on a daily basis.

Gift ideas:

  • Toys: Lego Sets, Toy trucks/cars, Pokémon items, Baby dolls/ Barbie’s Play, Cooking sets
  • Games: Candy Land game, Game of Life, Bingo gamesUno card games, Jenga gameDon’t Break the Ice game
  • Art Kits: Bead bracelet kits, Painting art kits
  • Other Children’s Items: Squishmallos (stuffed animals), Twinkle lights for bedrooms, Children’s character sleeping bags
  • Sensory Items: Pop It’sFidgetsSlimePlaydoh kits with molds, Sound machines
  • Gift Cards for Teens: WalmartTargetAmazonDress up kits/ boys-girls
View the full wish list here.

Washington, DC: House of Ruth

With more than 450 people, they strive to give each person two gifts for the holiday season so they may celebrate with their loved ones.

Gift ideas:

  • arts and crafts

  • games

  • gift cards

  • books

View the full wish list here

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