Toy Swap – Declutter for a Cause!


Northeast Wisconsin mom Amie Fox is hoping to help make some hearts happy this Christmas! As a mom of five she knows how toys can accumulate throughout the year and how money can get tight this time of year. But this year, as she encourages her kids to clean up and donate some of their toys, Amie is organizing a FREE Will Donation Christmas Shopping event for all.

Drop off your new or gently used toys from November 13 – 30, 2017!

Toy Donation Drop Off Locations

Donate your new or gently used clean toys, games, puzzles, books, kids blankets, Christmas dresses, outfits and Christmas pajamas, movies (DVD or BlueRay), video games and stuffed animals.

Look for black bins at the following locations.

Mount Olive Lutheran School

930 E. Florida Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin
Outside of Door “I”, located near gym doors and dumpsters in parking lot

Club Freedom Fitness

N4215 County Road E, Freedom, Wisconsin
Mondays 5 – 7 PM for Nonmembers / Anytime for Member

1760 American Drive, Neenah, Wisconsin
(across from Riesterer & Schnell)
7 am – 7 pm. Look for black totes by main doors.


FREE Toy Event Details   

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Mount Olive Lutheran School – Gymnasium
930 E. Florida Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin
10 am – 3 pm   

Come pick out FREE toys for your kids for Christmas! Gift wrapping will also be available.

What is the Cost?
Free Will Donation. All proceeds collected will be donated to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Can anyone come?
Yes, everyone is welcome, but we are truly trying to help those who  may be struggling to provide gifts for their kids/grandkids this Christmas.

How Many toys/items am I allowed take?
Limit will be set determined by amount of donations received. We strongly encourage you to please only take what you feel you need for your situation.

Note for organizer: This event is running 100% on donations – both time and items. Please keep this in mind if have to wait a few minutes or do not find what you are looking for. We are hoping to make this event run smoothly and make as many “Hearts Happy” as we can!  

If you have questions or would like to volunteer contact Amie Fox at

For updates join the event on facebook here. 

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As the owner and publisher of Go Valley Kids Amanda is passionate about connecting families with resources and businesses in our community. Born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin, Amanda Chavez has a love for her community. As a busy mom of 2 little girls, she and her husband are always on the lookout for fun things to do and share with others. Go Valley Kids combines all of her passions –motherhood, design and community. Some of her other interests also peak through on GVK including baking, photography and sewing!



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