Giving Back

At Child’s Play, we care deeply about all children having the right start to life, not just those who can shop at our store. As a member of our community, we believe in giving back and are actively involved with hundreds of local schools and organizations, including: 

Arlington County special needs teachers

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Friends of the National Zoo — In addition to funding a carousel animal, Child’s Play hosts shopping days to donate a portion of our proceeds. 

Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts

Hands in Outreach — With our holiday wrapping table, we raise money to educate young women in Nepal.

Homeless Children’s Playtime Project

Hope for Henry — Through innovative programs, this local organization helps seriously ill children have a childhood. 

Hope House

Idjwi Island Fund — Through our holiday wrapping and donations, we have helped this organization provide vital support services to a poverty-stricken island in Africa.

Metropolitan Police Department — We donate books for kids in need.

Reach Out and Read

Safe Shores — We donate toys and books for kids affected by trauma and violence. 

SHARE — Through an angel tree, we collect holiday presents for kids in need. 

Hope for Henry Soars!

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