Donate to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Annual Toy Drive

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—and that means there’s no better time to give back to our community. In the spirit of the season, we are getting involved to help gather donated toys for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Annual Toy Drive. This Saturday, December 3, use your Uber app to donate toys that will benefit patients of Nationwide Children’s.


On Saturday, December 3, get your donations ready and we’ll take care of the rest.


  1. Gather new toys, or items from the list below that you are willing to donate
  2. Open your Uber app between 10am-1pm on Saturday, December 3
  3. Request the “GIVE” option
  4. If you’re connected, a driver will arrive to pick up your donations and deliver it to Nationwide Children’s at no cost


  • Drivers will arrive at your requested pickup location. Please keep in mind drivers can’t leave vehicles unattended—we ask that you bring your donations out to meet your driver when they arrive.
  • Demand may be high so please be patient!

“We are so grateful for partners like Uber who dedicate their time and resources to making the holidays brighter for the kids and families being cared for at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.” – Amanda Dove, Director, Corporate Partnerships at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

Not sure what to donate? While the hospital cannot accept food or clothing, below is their ‘Top 10 Wish List of items they can collect.

  1. Plastic infant/toddler musical light up or vibrating toys (V-Tech, Fisher-Price, Munchkin)
  2. Lego sets (small and medium sizes)
  3. Teethers/rattles
  4. Musical soothers (plastic without cloth parts)
  5. UNO card game
  6. Little Tike & Fisher Price action structures and parts, people, cars, animals & trains
  7. DVD’s (Disney, Pixar, Teen)
  8. Crayola art supplies (24-pack crayons, markers, colored pencils, scissors), coloring books, craft kits
  9. Play-Doh and Play-Doh kits
  10. Amazon gift cards

If you are unable to donate through the Uber app, you can still help by bringing your donations directly to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Annual Toy Drive on December 3 between 10am-3pm.

Happy holidays!

Uber Columbus

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