GSWS IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST EVER TOY DRIVE!
The drive begins November 27th and runs through December 19th. We will be collecting new/unwrapped toys and other essentials that will be donated to Polinsky Children’s Center on December 20th. Please find details and contact information for any questions below. Thank you in advance!!
Items greatly needed/appreciated include: toys, books, clothing, board games, batteries (all sizes), arts, craft/school supplies and anything along those lines is great. Click here for the official Polinsky Children’s Center Wishlist brochure. * PLEASE NOTE: For the health and safety of the children, only new items can be accepted.
WHERE TO DONATE
We have 2 physical drop-off locations available:
- Edward Jones
3029 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92116
Contact: Pat Phelan at 619-281-8936 or Pat.J.Phelan@edwardjones.com
8929 Complex Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
Contact: Mike Dowdy at 858-974-5080 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cross Fit Hard Boiled
172 East Main Street
El Cajon CA 92020 (right next door to Downtown Cafe and Por Favor)
We’ll additionally be participating in different groups/events around town. If you or your organization would like to participate, please contact Dave Tuckman at 619-825-4797 or dave@GSWS.com.
ABOUT POLINSKY CENTER
The A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center is a 24-hour facility for the temporary emergency shelter of children who must be separated from their families for their own safety, or when parents can not provide care. Each month more than 300 children ages birth to 18 years old are admitted to the Polinsky Children’s Center. The A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center is located at 9400 Ruffin Court, San Diego, California 92123, 858-514-4600. Built on County donated land and augmented with funds raised from private donations, the new facility has the licensed capacity to serve 204 children. It includes six residential cottages, a nursery, an on-site school library, infirmary and gymnasium.
Donations are used to enhance and enrich the lives of all resident children during their stay at Polinsky Children’s Center by means of special programs, education, recreation, and cultural activities, person care supplies and clothing.