Shining Stars Foundation kicks off toy drive |

Shining Stars Foundation kicks off toy drive

Courtesy of Shining Stars Foundation

The holidays can be a financially stressful time for any family. Now imagine this stress coupled with a seriously ill child to care for and stacks of expensive medical bills to pay.

This is the holiday forecast for many of the Shining Stars families this year.

To help alleviate this holiday stress and turn it into holiday cheer, the Shining Stars Foundation hosts a toy drive and a holiday party each December. During the holiday party, children facing cancer or another life- threatening illness and their siblings can pick out toys to take home free of charge.

The party also features a delicious holiday meal, carol singers and a gift card for each family. The event allows our families to come together and celebrate life, and the toys provide some relief for families under immense financial stress due to expensive medical treatments. For some children, these are the only gifts they will receive this holiday season.

Help make the holidays shine a little brighter for these deserving children! From Nov. 16 through Dec. 18, we will be accepting unwrapped gift cards and toys for children ages 2-20.

If you can help, please do! You can drop off toys at locations below.

The Shining Stars Foundation offers year round recreational and social programs for children with cancer or another life threatening illness. For more information, contact the Shining Stars Foundation at or 970-726-8009.


• A La Mode in Granby

• Bank of the West in Fraser

• Breeze at Ski Depot Sports in Winter Park

• Centennial Bank in Fraser

• East Grand Middle School in Granby

• Elevate Pilates in Winter Park

• Mad Tatters – Tattoo Studio in Granby

• Shining Stars Foundation Administrative Office in Tabernash

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