About Us

Who We Are

' height=208Remember your favorite toy
when you were a kid…

Whether you’re a fan, collector, or an everyday citizen - memories of that special plaything can still transport us back to the fun, fantasy and escape of playtime. The adventures we took with our favorite super heroes and princesses developed our imaginations, lifted our spirits, and inspired us to be better people. However, the devastating effects of serious illnesses and the economy have robbed many children of this joy. Collectors Care wants to make that hopeful experience available to every child, regardless of their financial or medical situation.

Fans of comic books, movies and television shows have a unique appreciation for a toy’s positive impact, and regularly show their passion and caring through donations, toy drives and character appearances. With the support of this community, Toy Care will demonstrate their great philanthropic power by making character appearances and distributing toys to needy and sick children throughout the United States. We hope you’ll join us in our mission, and change a child’s life for the better!

Our Founder & Volunteer-In-Chief

David Bledsoe is the Founder and Executive Director of Toy Care. As a long-time fan of comics, movies and television, David intimately understands how the imaginative stories of his youth can shape the morals and character of any child. He earnestly hopes that the work of Toy Care will inspire needy children in this same way.

Toy Care has allowed David to combined his personal passion with his professional expertise in the nonprofit and public relations sectors. David is a certified nonprofit manager through Indiana University's top-ranked School of Public and Environmental Affairs. With over 15 years of nonprofit management and communications experience, David has specialized skills in the areas of management, board governance, fund development, events, marketing, online promotion, video and media relations. You can view his LinkedIn profile and recommendations of his work at www.linkedin.com/in/dbledsoe


Organizing Documents

Collectors Care 501(c)3 Letter

Our Recent Work

May 2019 - We delivered a big box of toys to the kids receiving treatment at Colorado Children's Hospital. We can't wait to see their smiling faces!

May 2019 - Brent's Place provides a place for kids undergoing cancer treatment to stay with their families. We dropped off a bunch toys to brighten their days, and help them face their treatments.

May 2019 - We brought a big box of gifts for the kids served by There With Care. They help families undergoing cancer treatments, and we hope these special items will help!

May 2019 - Shriners Hospital for Children received a bunch of gifts for the kids with ambulatory disabilities they serve. We're inspired by everything they do!

May 2019 - The Tennyson Center for Children serves kids that are threatened, or are making their way through the justice system. We hope the kids they serve will find hope in the toys we brought!

May 2019 - The Samaritan House serves homeless families trying to find their way back to sustainability. We donated dozens of toys to help the kids they serve overcome their circumstances.

May 2019 - The Ronald McDonald House in Denver provides stuffed animals to every kid that stays with them while receiving medical treatment. We hope these furry friends will lift their spirits!

May 2019 - The Crossing Shelter provides housing to families experiencing homelessness, and serves their kids with a GREAT youth program. We hope the toys we donated will help them nuture their children and help them overcome the trauma and transition in their lives.

Feb 2019 - Birthdays are special, even for kids in the worst circumstances, that's why we continue to provide birthday boxes to make sure even homeless kids can celebrate their special day. Renaissance Children's Center was happy to receive 10 boxes from us for their Spring birthdays!

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