Spreading Smiles: Stories of Joy and Giving with Toys for Joy

SPAAR - 06/09/2023

"It's all these little things that happen that really make you realize how small this world is and how Toys for Joy has impacted the community. "


Join us as we dive into the magical world of Toys For Joy, a charitable organization serving the Anoka County area that has been bringing happiness to families in need for decades. Hear heartwarming stories from Toys For Joy President Mike Hunstad and Board Member Ashley Haataja that will remind you of the incredible power of generosity and compassion.

"Mr. Toys for Joy" shares a few impact stories from the Anoka County community - community businesses, partners, and supporters throughout.


"We are 100% volunteers.  We can't do it on our own.


It's a whole Community effort and the businesses, all the people, everything."


Check out their Facebook and Website for upcoming events and ways you can help!

Toys For Joy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/toysforjoy
Toys For Joy Website: https://www.toysforjoymn.com/


Watch above or [click here] to listen to the Better & Better Podcast episode.


Spreading Smiles: Stories of Joy and Giving with Toys for Joy (48-minutes)

  • Student Scholarships through schools in Anoka County
  • Holiday Distribution Days - the process, the shopping, the logistics, and more than 3,000 volunteer hours
  • Community support is unbelievably strong from businesses and people throughout Anoka County
  • Fundraising Events
  • and more!

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