Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Those wishing to donate can drop off toys and games for the Bottomless Toy Chest at the Beverly Elementary main lobby.
Some Birmingham elementary students got into the holiday spirit this week, after Beverly Elementary fourth and fifth graders helped decorate the "toy chest" that will be used to donate dozens of toys to the Bottomless Toy Chest. Beverly students are collecting toys, games and art activity kits through Friday for the Bottomless Toy Chest, the Birmingham-based non-profit that donates toys and games to children with cancer. Those interested in donating to Beverly's toy drive can drop them off at the main lobby of Beverly Elementary during school hours. Beverly is located at 18305 Bevery Rd. in Beverly Hills. Do you have photos of Birmingham to share? Upload them to the Birmingham Patch Pics & Clips gallery and we could feature them on Patch!
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Birmingham-based charity was one of 196 nonprofits nationwide to receive part of $5 million in grants.
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- Laura Houser
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The votes are in, and Birmingham's Bottomless Toy Chest — a nonprofit dedicated to providing toys and crafts to children suffering from pediatric cancer — is the winner of a $10,000 grant as part of the Chase Community Giving project. The Bottomless Toy Chest was one of 196 charities and nonprofits across the country to receive a Chase Community Giving grant; in total, the program from Chase Bank gave away $5 million in grants. Non-profits competed for grant money by soliciting votes on Facebook between Sept. 6-19. In the end, the Bottomless Toy Chest ended up with 1,410 votes — enough for a $10,000 grant. "I didn't think it was possible for our tiny charity to have a chance in the Chase Community Giving competition," Bottomless Toy Chest …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The area non-profit will be treating young cancer patients and their families to a private screening of 'Spider-Man' next week.
A Birmingham-based non-profit is looking to make the lives of young cancer patients a little brighter next week. The Bottomless Toy Chest will be hosting a special outing for seven pediatric cancer patients and their families this Wednesday, giving them the red-carpet treatment at Birmingham's Palladium 12. On Aug. 8, area cancer patients and their families will be given a limo ride to the Palladium 12, where they'll walk the red carpet, be treated to a private showing of Spider-Man and receive a free lunch and several other surprises. The afternoon out has been donated by All Star Limo and Uptown Entertainment, which owns the Palladium. "This event is designed to give the patients and their families a much-needed break from the strain …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Students from Seaholm's Interact Club wrapped presents for the locally-based non-profit Bottomless Toy Chest
Members of Seaholm High School Interact Club gave back last week, wrapping presents for the Birmingham-based non-profit, the Bottomless Toy Chest. The presents will now be delivered to pediatric cancer paitents at area hospitals. Every year, the Bottomless Toy Chest collects and delivers more than 5,000 interactive toys and crafts to cancert patients at area hospitals.