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Reading Across America Day

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

We packed up our resident BTC cats in hats and loads of books, toys, crafts, and stuffed animals and delivered loads of smiles to Childrens Hospital Of Michigan Detroit to celebrate National Read Across America day today! We are so lucky that we are able to have so much fun doing what we do!

Photo Credit: DMC

2021 Tons of Toys Holiday Event

2021 Tons of Toys Holiday Event

Our Elf Squad made ‘Tons of Toys’ curbside deliveries to Michigan and Ohio hospitals. We shipped the fun to the brave kiddos at our partnered hospitals in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Kentucky, Oregon and Texas. Patients received a toy, holiday-themed crafts, stuffed animal, and a special message from Santa and Mrs. Claus. None of this would’ve been possible without the support from our community! 💛

Super Hero Day

A child holds a gift near a table full of gifts.

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month in September, the BTC Superhero team handed out superhero themed crafts, toys, apparel and other accessories to the true superheroes — the patients being treated at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

A Bottomless Toy Chest employee dressed as Wonder Woman flexes a muscle while standing near a table of gifts.
A child stands near a wooden toy chest full of toys and gifts. The toy chest says The Bottomless Toy Chest on it.
Two carts full of gifts and toys in a hospital hallway.

Teen Day

Teen Day

We had a fun celebration, honoring some awesome teens! Patients and their guest stopped by our warehouse for their very own personalized gift basket, photo fun, ice cream and more! A special thanks to everyone who made our Teen Day at the Bottomless Toy Chest so special! Thank you to our photographer, Scott Campbell for capturing our special day!

The Bottomless Toy Chest Minions visit the Children’s Hospital of Michigan

The Bottomless Toy Chest Minions crew had a great time with our friends at Children’s Hospital of Michigan! We gave toys, coloring sets and crafts to every child who entered the hospital’s lobby. The day was filled with lots of fun, wonder and excitement.

Special thank you to the wonderful DMC staff for capturing all these precious moments.

Head over to our Facebook page to see more photos!

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers – Season of Giving

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers – Season of Giving

Thank you so much Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers for partnering with The Bottomless Toy Chest this Holiday season. We appreciate the efforts of the Dealers and everyone who purchased a new toy to donate to the Season of Giving campaign. These toys will bring lots of joy to hospitalized children in the months to come. Special thank you to Zaiden, a recipient of our program and Shining Star, for collecting tons of toys for BTC!

United Way Midland Holiday Event

United Way Midland Holiday Event

We were honored to have the opportunity to visit our Founder/Executive Director, Mickey Guisewite’s hometown in Midland to partner with the wonderful team at United Way of Midland County and the Long Term Disaster Recovery Group Case Managers. We delivered Christmas gifts, smiles and some holiday cheer to families impacted by the devastating flood that hit this summer in the middle of the pandemic.

Tons of Toys Holiday Events

Tons of Toys Holiday Events

Our volunteer Elf Squad made a special curbside delivery of toys, holiday crafts and cuddly stuffed animals to patients in all of the oncology/hematology clinics we serve throughout Michigan and Ohio. And we shipped toys to our friends who are receiving cancer treatment in Pennsylvania, Texas and Kansas hospitals.

Aiden, 2020 Shining Star

Aiden, 2020 Shining Star

The Bottomless Toy Chest would like to present our 2020 Shining Star — Patient Ambassador, Aiden! It was an honor to present Aiden with his Shining Star award along with some fun and empowering toys and activities. We are inspired by his strength and perseverance. His smile and energy light up any room. Keep shining bright, Aiden!

Upcoming & Past Events

Reading Across America Day

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

We packed up our resident BTC cats in hats and loads of books, toys, crafts, and stuffed animals and delivered loads of smiles to Childrens Hospital Of Michigan Detroit to celebrate National Read Across America day today! We are so lucky that we are able to have so much fun doing what we do!

Photo Credit: DMC

2021 Tons of Toys Holiday Event

2021 Tons of Toys Holiday Event

Our Elf Squad made ‘Tons of Toys’ curbside deliveries to Michigan and Ohio hospitals. We shipped the fun to the brave kiddos at our partnered hospitals in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Kentucky, Oregon and Texas. Patients received a toy, holiday-themed crafts, stuffed animal, and a special message from Santa and Mrs. Claus. None of this would’ve been possible without the support from our community! 💛

The 2020 No-Show Bottomless Bowl

No Show Bottomless Bowl event logo

Ready…set…do not bowl! Yes, our most important fundraiser of the year, The Bottomless Bowl, is rolling a little differently this year – no bowling! Instead of lacing up those bowling shoes, we’re inviting everyone to pull on comfy slippers and snuggle up to computers for a terrific silent auction.

Starting November 9 on Facebook, with competition for some fantastic items building to the thrilling conclusion and announcement of winners on November 13th.

Click here for more information…

Zeoli’s

Come enjoy a fantastic Italian lunch or dinner and support The Bottomless Toy Chest on Thursday, June 6th.

20% of all food, bar, and carry-out sales from the entire day will be donated to help us create our annual Red-Carpet Movie event at Emagine Theater for children undergoing cancer treatment. These very special kids and their families will be treated to a private screening of Toy Story 4, followed by a fun after-party.

The fundraiser will take place at Zeoli’s Italian restaurant at 110 E 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, 48017.

A special guest bartender and the BTC staff will be there from 5-9pm.

Trivia Night at Noodles & Co.

Trivia Night at Noodles & Co.

Please join us on Thursday, April 18 from 4 PM – 9 PM for a family fun trivia night.

Enjoy some delicious food while supporting The Bottomless Toy Chest; 50% of sales will be donated to our organization for our annual Red-Carpet Movie event where we will treat some very special children to a private screening of Toy Story 4.

The event will take place at Noodles & Company, 3119 Crooks Road, Troy, MI, and trivia begins at 7 PM.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Zeke’s R&R BBQ Fundraiser – July 11

Hey Friends, please mark your calendar for Wednesday, July 11th to join us at Zeke’s Rock n’ Roll BBQ in Ferndale for our fundraiser! Eat for a good cause anytime between 11 am to 2 am. Come by and say hi to the BTC team between 6 pm and 9 pm. All proceeds will help us treat some very brave children undergoing cancer treatment to a red carpet private viewing of Hotel Transylvania 3!
Can’t wait to see you!
***Just mention The Bottomless Toy Chest to your server. No flyer needed.