The Matthew Renk Foundation is an approved IRS Code section 501(c)(3) tax entity.

The Matthew Renk Foundation
Our mission is to provide much needed support to those facing the challenges associated with pediatric brain cancer.
The Matthew Renk Foundation
Our mission is to provide much needed support to those facing the challenges associated with pediatric brain cancer.

CHOPS Annual Toy Drive Information

At Christmastime, The Matthew Renk Foundation donates toys for children at CHOP who will be spending the holidays at the hospital. The drop-off center is located at:

4210 Upper Mt Rd.
Buckingham, Pa 18912

Please place toys in the 'Think GREY' drop-off box and see the Wish List below for appropriate gifts. The kids appreciate your support.

For any questions and/or clarification, or if you plan to host a collection drive, please contact us by email at jrenk@matthewrenkfoundation.orgThank you for your support... and think GREY!


Infant Items (Birth to 12 Months)

  • Fisher Price, Lamaze and Sassy brand crib toys (i.e., plastic crib mirrors, toys, mobiles, projectors, aquariums, etc.)
  • Busy boxes/pop-up toys
  • Electronic light-up/musical toys
  • Stacking/nesting toys
  • Infant sound machines
  • Board books
  • Rattles/teething rings
  • Bath toys
  • Activity gyms and play mats

Toddler Items (1 to 3 years)

  • Little Tykes toys
  • Fisher Price toys, especially Little People items
  • Pop-up toys
  • Musical instruments
  • Push/pull toys
  • Plastic/durable dramatic play toys (i.e., pirate ship, garage, doll house, etc.)
  • Kitchen sets and plastic play food tool sets
  • Board books
  • Sound-making books
  • V-Tech toys
  • Leap Frog brand items

Adolescent Items

  • Gift cards/certificates ($25 or less; please include gift receipts!)
    • Old Navy, Gap, Target, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle
    • iTunes
    • Starbucks/Wawa
    • American Express/Visa
    • Electronics store (Best Buy, GameStop)
  • Advanced model kits (e.g., car, airplane)
  • Gift sets
    • Bath and body
    • Make-up
    • Manicure
    • Jewelry
    • Watches and accessories
    • Advanced art kits
  • Cookbooks (Food Network)
  • Scrapbook kits (albums, decorative paper, stickers)
  • Digital picture frame
  • SD/memory cards
  • MP3 Players
  • MP3 Player cases
  • Ear buds
  • Docking station
  • Sports team clothing, professional or collegiate
    (i.e., jerseys, sweatshirts, T-shirts and hats in men’s and women’s sizes)
  • Sports memorabilia, professional or collegiate (i.e., Bobbleheads, figurines, decals/decorations)
  • Art supplies
    • Sculpey, Fimo or self-hardening clay
  • Magazines (child and adolescent content, multicultural or catalogs)
  • Oil pastels
  • Masks, boxes (blank for decorating)
  • Tiles (for mosaics – various shapes, colors, glass, ceramic) and Grout
  • Bead kits
  • Wikki Stix (wax sticks)
  • Lap desks, tabletop easels
  • Arts and crafts kits (preschool age through young adult)
  • Electronics
  • Digital camera and SD memory cards
  • Portable DVD players
  • DVD’s (Rated G, PG, PG-13)
  • Video Games Rated “E” for Everyone or “T” for Teen (Please, NO “M” for mature) for the following systems:
    • PSP
    • Playstation 2 and 3
    • Wii
    • Xbox 360
    • Nintendo DS
  • Wii Controllers (Wii Remote and Nunchuks)
  • XBOX 360 controllers
  • Nintendo DSi/XL systems
  • Nooks or Kindles

Other Needs

  • Viewmasters and Viewmaster reels
  • "I Spy" and "Look and Find" books
  • Playing cards
  • Uno cards
  • Fisher Price doctor kits
  • Baby dolls (made completely of plastic, no stuffed or soft body parts)
  • Gazillion brand bubbles