Nationwide Toy Drives for Children in Hospital: Little Boys Fighting with Serious Illnesses Host Toy Drives

A nine-year-old boy in Missouri who was suffering from serious health issues came forward to devote his time to lift. The Christmas spirit and help brighten the lives of some other sick children. He hosted his second yearly toy drive for collecting toys and also gifts. For kids at the Children’s Mercy Hospital based in Kansas City. He has made it his sole intention and mission to provide the much-needed holiday cheer to children battling with cancer. Brecken said, “I’m hoping to make them happy, I want their faces to light up and make them happy.”

Toy Drive by Brecken Simmons Who Is Suffering From Brain Tumor

According to Patti Simmons, Brecken’s mother, “As parents, it’s great to see him reaching out to others and helping others especially with all that he’s been through.” Brecken Simmons is suffering from a brain tumor that is inoperable due to its location. It was detected when Brecken was just five-years-old and also he would be fighting this condition throughout his entire life.

Mercy ‘Santa Shop

Brecken made this toy drive his mission for bringing smiles and cheer during the holiday season to other sick kids. He successfully donated thousands of toys to kids last year and much more even. This year at Children’s Mercy ‘Santa Shop’. Parents could choose gifts for their little ones at no cost. Brecken’s toy drive would be closing with a collection event live on 14th December evening from 5 to 7 p.m. that would be taking place at Lee’s Summit, Downtown. The closing event would come to life with live music, Santa, and a slide. Brecken insists, “New unwrapped toys only.”

Toy Drive by Mathew McDonnell, A 4X Survivor of Cancer

Meanwhile, Mathew McDonnell, who is a 4- time survivor of cancer hosted a toy drive on Saturday called the ‘Matthew’s Hope for Miracles Toy Drive’. All the toys that would be collected would be presented to sick children who are compelled to spend their Christmas at Philadelphia’s Children’s Hospital. Even though Mathew is immensely thrilled at the idea of cool new toys he is too happy to gift them away to teenagers and also toddlers who need them to cheer up their holiday spirits. 

Toy Drive by Jane Neaves 

Meanwhile, Jane Neaves organizes a toy drive for sick kids every year and she collects numerous toys for distributing to the patients of the Pediatric Cancer Ward in McMaster Children’s Hospital. This year she would be bringing smiles and cheers to 85 patients on the Ward Xmas Day. 

Gifts at Christmas

Many families are compelled to spend days or even months with their sick kids in the hospital. These unfortunate families often lose work and keep struggling financially. So thanks to the dedication and determination of people like Brecken, Mathew, and Jane, children suffering from serious illnesses like cancer receive gifts at Christmas. If only for a few moments, their lives are filled with happiness and also cheer!