Toy Drive to benefit children at Hamad Hospital

This month AWAQ is kicking off a Toy Drive to benefit the hospitalized children at Hamad Medical Corporation, and we need your help!  Toys may be brought to our end-of-year luncheon/General Meeting on Monday, May 9th.

The toys will be donated to children ages 0-14 years.  Please note that all donated items must be in new condition to meet HMC Infection Control standards and policies.  

Below is a donation “wish list” of toys from HMC:

Distraction/Medical Play

  • Bubbles (all sizes)
  • Glitter Wands
  • Light Spinners & Toys Light-up
  • Stress Balls
  • iSpy/Look & Find Books
  • Dolls (100% plastic)
  • Medical Play Kits (Favorite: Medical Case, Age 3-8, Early Learning Center)
  • Storybooks (Arabic and/or English)


  • Coloring Books (all ages)
  • Colored Crayons
  • Mini Colored Pencils
  • Washable Markers
  • White & Colored Paper
  • Stickers
  • Plastic Beads and Stretchy String
  • Window Paints or Crayons
  • PlayDoh & Tools
  • Fuzzy Posters
  • Clip Boards
  • Prepackaged Activity Kits (all ages)
  • Fingerpaint


  • Plastic People (Favorite: HappyLand People, Early Learning Center)
  • Plastic Houses (Favorite: HappyLand Series, Early Learning Center)
  • Etch-a-Sketch Magic Screens
  • Magna-Doodle Drawing Screens
  • LEGOS and Blocks (plastic, pre-school and school-age)
  • Play Food/Dishes/Tea Sets (plastic)
  • Tool Kits (plastic, pre-school)
  • Animals and Dinosaurs (plastic)
  • Action Figures/Superhero/Princess (plastic)
  • Mrs. Potato Head
  • Culturally Diverse Dolls
  • Shape Sorters (plastic)
  • Trucks and Cars (plastic)
  • Musical Story Books
  • Nerf & Soft Balls
  • Musical Light-up Toys (plastic)
  • Push n Pull Toys (plastic)
  • Pop-up Toys (plastic)
  • Stacking Toys
  • Rattles (plastic)
  • Infant Mobiles (100% plastic)


  • UNO & regular playing cards
  • Connect 4
  • Snakes & Ladders
  • Operation
  • Sorry
  • Guess Who?

If you have any questions, please email Regina or Ms. Holly Clark, Head of Child Life Services.