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24th Annual Toys to Share Because We Care

The National Institutes of Health Police and Fire Departments are sponsoring their 24th annual "Toys to Share Because We Care" Drive.

Your donated gift will allow a child at the NIH Clinical Center to have a wonderful holiday experience. So please join us in sharing a toy with the most precious gift of all, our children.

Santa Claus will be visiting with the children at the NIH Clinical Center on Tuesday, December 17 at 1:00pm. Patients range in age from 1-30 years old.

Please show your support for the children at the NIH Clinical Center by donating a new, unwrapped toy and/or gift by Friday, December 13 to one of our collection sites at the following locations:

Main Campus Donation Locations:

  • NIH Police Department (Building 31C/B3B17 Police Desk).
  • Clinical Center (Building 10: North and South Lobbies).
  • NIH Fire Department (Building 51, Room 100).
  • National Library of Medicine (Building 38, Main Lobby).
  • Natcher Building (Building 45, Main Lobby).
  • FAES Bookstore & Coffee Shop (Building 10).

Off-Campus Donation Locations:

  • 6001 Executive Boulevard.
  • 6701 Rockledge Drive.
  • 5625 Fishers Lane.
  • 301 N. Stonestreet Avenue.
  • 12735 Twinbrook Parkway.
  • Poolesville (Guard Office).
  • Baltimore (Bayview, Main Lobby).

If you have any questions, please contact Corporal Alvin Maker at 301-496-3020 or via e-mail at