Annual Toy Drive for Child Development Resources

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 by Erin Dougherty

The Drying Co. is kicking off its Annual Toy Drive to benefit Child Development Resources (CDR). CDR is a local public charity "that strives to inspire and empower children, families, and early childhood professionals to reach their full potential, whatever their challenges." 

"We are excited to kick off this year's Toy Drive for CDR. It is truly a great organization dedicated to helping the children, their parents, teachers, and physicians in our community. We are grateful for the opportunity to help support CDR and its mission." Says The Drying Co. owner Steve Tetreault. 

The Drying Co. Will be collecting donations at their office beginning November 1, 2019 through December 13, 2019. See below for donation guidelines. Thank you in advance for your support. 

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CDR is in Need of: (all age-appropriate, birth to 36 months)

• Manipulative toys (for example nesting toys, lacing toys)

• Science toys 

• Dress-up clothes

• Kitchen set 

• Pretend dishes and food

• Dolls (male and female, of diverse cultures)

• Cars, trucks

• Baby dolls clothes, bottles (pretend play)

In addition to this list of toys, we welcome donations of diapers in all sizes at any time!

CDR will ONLY accept donations that are in their ORIGINAL Packaging. 

Child Development Resources serves about 1,200 children and their families in the Historical Triangle each year. Visit for more information on the impactful work this organization does. 


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Our Locations:

The Drying Co./ThermalTec
236 Industrial Blvd
Suite A
Toano, VA 23168

The Drying Co./ThermalTec
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 637
Toano, VA 23168
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