Christmas Toy Drop-Off at Rockie Williams Premier to Benefit Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital

 

Rockie Williams Premier in Mt. Juliet is proud to be an official Christmas Toy Drop Off location benefitting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. We’ve teamed up with other metro Nashville, Tennessee FCA dealerships on a mission to collect and fill the back of Ram trucks with new and unwrapped toys that will be delivered to the Children's Hospital in Nashville.

We will be collecting toys beginning Saturday, December 1 through December 18 at Rockie Williams Premier at 600 Pleasant Grove Road in Mt. Juliet. Look for the truck with a big red bow in our showroom lobby. New unwrapped toys can be dropped off Monday – Saturday, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

These five other area FCA dealerships are also participating in the toy collection:

  • Franklin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • Columbia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Fiat
  • Bob Frensley Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat
  • Beaman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat  


GUIDELINES FOR GIFTS

Due to strict hospital policy, certain items will not be accepted to ensure that all gifts are safe and appropriate for the children. These include:

  • Gift bags or gift-wrapped items
  • Handmade items (cards, toys or craft items)
  • Used electronic devices (iPads, iPods and game consoles)
  • Blankets
  • Religious items
  • Clothing
  • Weapons (real or play)


HOLIDAY WISH LIST

If you would like to contribute, but are uncertain what to donate, here is a list of items commonly requested by patients and their families:


GAMES

  • Current/Popular Brand Name Board Games
  • High needs tend to be Uno© and playing cards as well as electronic hand-held games such as Yahtzee© or Tetris©

 FAMILY AND SELF-CARE ITEMS

  • Travel-sized toiletry items
  • Gift cards ($10 - $20 increments): gas, grocery, phone, food, movie theatres, Target, Walmart
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Toddler spoons and forks
  • Bath and Beauty sets
  • Plastic bags (snack, sandwich, gallon sizes)

ELECTRONICS - all devices, games and gaming systems must be new

  • Xbox One games (rated T and under) and controllers
  • PS4 games (rated T and under) and controllers
  • Nintendo DS systems and games
  • DVD movies – popular and new release titles, rated G or PG (no Blu-ray)
  • Noise-cancelling headphones or ear buds
  • Portable DVD players
  • Camera SD cards (4GB)

 CLOTHING – must be new, all sizes, unisex

  • Local sport-themed team items: hats, jerseys
  • T-shirts
  • Athletic shorts
  • Sweatpants
  • Underwear
  • Swaddling blanket (Halo©)

 THERAPEUTIC AND SENSORY ITEMS

  • Infant sound soothers
  • Rattles and teething rings
  • Vibrating teether
  • Jigglers and Chewy Tubes©

 TOYS AND BOOKS – must be new

  • Mobiles/Crib side musical soothers
  • Light, sound, and pop-up toys
  • Books (infant to teen, English and Spanish)
  • Lego© kits (small)
  • Plastic action figures (Superheroes, Disney, My Little Pony, etc.)
  • Blowing bubbles (small/wedding size)
  • Musical instruments (drum sticks, egg shakers, etc.)
  • Stuffed animals
  • Medical play kit (Fisher Price©)
  • Rock-A-Stack toys (Fisher Price©)
  • Shape sorters
  • Board and sound books
  • Small car and truck toys
  • Blocks
  • Dinosaurs
  • Little People©
  • Play tool sets
  • Plastic baby dolls (without hair)
  • Thomas the Train© items
  • Etch-a-Sketch© / Magna Doodle©
  • Puzzles

 ARTS & CRAFTS

  • All-in-one craft kits (small and medium sizes)
  • Play-doh (small cans)
  • Construction paper packs
  • Glue (Elmer’s© liquid and glitter glue)
  • Stickers
  • Coloring and activity books
  • Color Wonder markers (Crayola©)
  • Washable markers (Crayola©)
  • White canvases (sizes up to 18” x 24”)
  • Friendship or bracelet kits
  • White Model Magic (Crayola©)
  • Fabric markers and paint pens
  • Chill & Spill Journal
  • Oil pastels, watercolor paint

Come help us fill the truck with unwrapped toys and help make Christmas wishes come true for children with serious illnesses. We thank you for your generosity.


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