Toys "R" Us Launches Bring Toys Back to Life Campaign: Saving Lives with Toys

We all know the horrifying pain that can only come from stepping on a small block of Lego. You know that feeling as though you are dying from the shooting pain. The pain scale is 7/10 and I just can't forget the pain. I was thinking of throwing all the blocks away, as well the other pre-loved toys that my kids no longer find joy in. But I remembered Yuan's favorite movie, Toy Story, and I realized that they don't have to be thrown away. Where would they end up? Garbage cans? Thrift stores? On the street?


Good thing  Toys“R”Us  recently launched its campaign entitled “Bring Toys Back to Life” in partnership with Caritas Manila and Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces. Aside from saving moms like me from endless frustration of thinking where to put all the toys that their kids don’t play with anymore, they can also help Caritas Manila’s Youth Servant Leadership and Education Program Scholars. Your toy donation will make a huge difference!


Also, seeing my kids grow up to be a loving, kind and generous person is the most fulfilling thing as a parent. That is why I wanted my kids to learn the value of sharing early, and he started that a few days ago when we donated some of their old toys at Toys R us store, and hopefully, they can bring more smiles across the faces of more kids.

So if  your home is running out of space, and the kids’ toys are piling up, why don’t you donate them at Toys”R”Us stores within Metro Manila and Nearby provinces? Instead of throwing these things away, give pre-loved toys a new lease of life by donating for a worthy cause from now until November 30. Each toy will help your the youth achieve their dreams! Drop by TRU stores and start donating!

Participating Branches:
Metro East
Shangri-La Plaza
Power Plant Mall
South Park
Eastwood
Lipa
Century City
Imus
Estancia
Alabang Town Center
Las PiΓ±as
U.P. Town Center
Tagaytay
Ermita
Nuvali
Galleria
Marquee
Fairview Terraces
Harbor Point
TriNoma
Ilocos
Magnolia
Legazpi
Antipolo
Cloverleaf
Uptown Mall BGC
Feliz
Greenbelt 5
Festival
Vertis
The 30th

Whether big or small, there's a handful of other ways to help.  We can all be the superheroes the world needs. Also, these little acts of kindness contribute to a bigger purpose or a greater good.

During the event, Toys”R”Us also donated Php250,000 worth of toys to Caritas Manila.
 Toys”R”Us Presidents of Play Kianna and Aleksi and YSLEP scholars with Ma. lynette dela Cruz (Operations Manager of Toys”R”Us), Abel Tejam (AVP, Brand Marketing of Toys”R”Us) Gerran Navarro (Caritas Head of Stewardship)  and Ms. Gilda (Caritas Head of Donations)

That being said, I'm glad I was able to join the volunteers, Toys”R”Us Heroes, Presidents of Play Kianna and Aleksi and YSLEP scholars who restored the preloved toys through a one-day Toy Restoration Workshop held at Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces last August 3, 2019.


Of course, we have to check and sort out the preloved toys that are complete, clean, free from damage and in working order. So we checked the batteries, and followed all the steps from cleaning the toys to tagging with Caritas Tags.


The re-conditioned toys will be sold at Caritas Segunda mana outlets and proceeds will go to Youth Servant Leadership and Education Program (YSLEP) Scholars of Caritas Manila to help them finish their college education. πŸŽ“


What makes this campaign special is that anyone can help make the world better in their own little way. Toys”R”Us encourages adults and kids alike to take heroic steps to create a more sustainable world for future generations! Toy donations will go a long way to save lives. So if you found an old toy and you would love to see them given a new life, please drop them to the Toys”R”Us stores. Please share and spread the love on social media to get the word out.

To know more about their upcoming events and activities, follow @toysrusph on Instagram and like them on Facebook by clicking HERE.

Also, I hope you can subscribe to my Rockstarmomma Youtube channel by clicking HERE, as well as RockstarMaia's YT channel. If you guys have time to spare, please watch their Toys”R”Us Haul too! Thank you.



Have a blessed weekend everyone! ❤️


19 comments

  1. Nag enjoy super ang mga bagets ah

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  2. Wow nice way.matututo din mga kids na mag share sa ibang bata

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  3. Continue to be an inspiration mommy. .For sure madaming matutuwang mga bata sa campaign ng Toy R Us. God bless you po. .

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  4. Napansin ko, na sobrang busy ang mga baggets sa gadgets kaya kuddos sa toy r us.. Sana tulad ng kapanahunan ko, puro toys hehehe.. God bless more power.. For sure madaming parents and kids ang matutuwa sa campaign nato..

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  5. Kuddos to Toy R US .. mag sisimula na akong mag ligpit ng lumang toys para may makinabang naman na ibang bata 😍😍 nakaka happy ang advocacy nila

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  6. Magandang campaign ito momsh dahil sobrang focus na madalas ang mga kids sa gadgets.. Good job TOY R US .. madaming parents and kids ang happy sa campaign na ito .. ��

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  7. Job well done Toy R US nakakatuwa na naisip nila ang ganitong project para makapag share sa ibang kids na walang enough na money to buy toys. �� Sharing is Caring ������

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  8. Good advocacy to, sobrang helpful for the kids. Yey. May Pwede na kong pagdalan nang mga toys ni Lj.

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  9. Super happy ang mga kids dito! Thanks momsh

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  10. wow super like it lalo na yung mga toys . 😲😲😲😍😍😍

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  11. Parang nagiging bata ulit ako pagpumupunta kami ng family dyan. Lahat ng toys ikot ikutin ko din kasabay ng mga kids. Hindi din naman ako ngkaroon ng napakaraming laruan noong bata pa ako, halos lahat pinangarap ko lang dahil di naman kami din mayaman.
    Nakakatuwa yung mga ganitong event with a purpose. Madaming batang may pangarap lang magkalaruan ang matutupad. Madaming bata ang sasaya :)
    Thank you for sharing this po , napaka inspiring :)

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  12. This is perfect since usually old toys aren't favorable anymore to most kids but when you gave to others, it becomes new to them 😍

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  13. Very good advocacy ito mommy bring toys back to life...For sure madaming matutuwang bata na naman nito mommy..

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  14. Nice campaign,makakapagpasaya na tayo ng ibang bata,matututo pa ang ating mga anak na magshare. Sana lang po ang ibigay natin e yung talagang mapapakinabangan pa πŸ‘

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  15. Very good campaign ng Toys R Us. Mas maganda hanggat bata pa, ma-train ang mga bagets ng pagiging mapagbigay sa kapwa. At the same time makakatulong din sa mga moms na katulad natin na mabawasan yung mga toys na hindi na nilalaro ng mga bata. Good job si Toys R Us dito. Madaming bata ang mapapangiti ng campaign na to.

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  16. Agree , that feeling too ang sakit ��
    This is totally a nice campaign �� Thanks for sharing ng mga list of branches��
    Marami makinabang nito esp kids.How sad nga naman talaga kung sa trash lang mapupunta.

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  17. Good job Toys R Us! Dahil sa inyong advocacy, napakaraming bata ang mabibigyan nyo ng ngiti sa kanilang mga labi.

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  18. Ang daming mapapasayang bata nyan momsh! πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ‘

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