Check out the website!

August 22, 2011

Hello all!  In an effort to consolidate our online presence you may have noticed this page isn’t really being updated.  That’s because everything is being updated regulary at, if you’re looking for the latest news on the Kids Lift Foundation and the Toy Lift go on and check out the website!

Ready, set….

October 16, 2010

The 2010 Toy Lift is right around the corner. Lots of planning is already underway, but in order to make it the very best Toy Lift we need your help! Yes you!

Already have toys to donate for the Toy Lift? Check out our Early Drop-Off Locations!

Want to volunteer this year?  Go on and fill out our Volunteer Form!

On Sunday November 7th, Barnes and Nobel will be hosting a Bookfair to help collect books and money for the Toy Lift!  Check out the Toy Lift website for more info!

As always if you have any questions feel free to send us an email at!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!!

August 9, 2010

Not quite time for the Toy Lift, but it is time to start getting involved!  We have a number of meetings coming up over the next few months and we wanted to let everyone know about them so here we go:

September 21, October 5 and 19, November 2 and 9 (Planning Meetings at the English Inn starting at 6:30pm)

November 16, 6:30 – English Inn (Volunteer Meeting)

November 30, 6:30 – Toy Land (Final preparation meeting)

As always you don’t have to wait for a meeting to volunteer.  If you’re interested feel free to fill out Our Volunteer Form.

Website Updates

July 10, 2010

Have you checked out our website recently?  We’ve been working really hard to get it ready for the 2010 Toy Lift event on December 3rd!  Go on and check it out when you have a minute

Also in case you missed it, we now have an Amazon Wish List setup so if you live far away and still want to donate to the Toy Lift this is a great way to get involved!  Check that out here.

More great things coming over the next few months so keep checking back here and our website for info!

Adding an RSS feed

June 30, 2010

Hello Everyone!  Just a quick note to let you know we have added an RSS feed to our blog so you can easily follow the latest news from the Kids Lift foundation with your favorite RSS reader.

If all of this sounds like greek to you, go on and check out the Wikipedia article on RSS here.

Lots of great plans starting to come together for the 2010 Toy Lift and Book Lift which will be held on Friday December 3rd.  In the meantime if you’re interested in volunteering, feel free to fill out our volunteer form which can be found here.

Hope everyone is having a good Summer and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

2010 Dogwood Parade Pictures!

May 27, 2010

Check out our Picasa site, where we have just uploaded some pictures of our float from the 2010 Dogwood Parade! Here are the pictures!

We’re also looking for pictures, so if you have any great pictures from the Parade feel free to send them to

2010 Dogwood Parade!

April 24, 2010

We had a great day today at the 2010 Dogwood Parade!  Special thanks to the kids from Red Hill, Stony Point, and Albemarle High School that came out to ride on the float with us!  Special thanks to the AHS Key Club for making our “1” for the float, it looked fantastic!

We’re in the process of collecting pictures for our Picasa Web Site, so if you have any feel free to send them to  Who knows, your picture could end up on our website!

Pictures from the 2009 Toy Lift

March 15, 2010

Hey everyone, check out the pictures from 2009 Toy Lift that we just posted:

On another note planning for the 2010 Toy Lift is already underway, lots of excitement for this our 22nd annual toy lift!

If you want more info about the Kids Lift Foundation or either the Toy or Book lift, please feel free to send us an email at

Purchase books while helping area children!

January 23, 2010

On Sunday, January 31st, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of every sale made with a special Bookfair voucher to Books Lift Kids! Vouchers will be available online at Kids Lift Foundation’s website and in hard copy at area businesses like Shenandoah Joes and Barnes & Noble!

The 21st Annual Toy Lift is here!! (well, nearly)

December 3, 2009

December, 4th 2009 marks Charlottesville’s 21st annual Toy Lift.

This year we are helping 3,468 local children have a happy holiday. We truly could not do this without the support of the community. We hope to see you all Friday 12/4 from 7AM-8PM at the Fashion Square Mall. We will be collecting toys, books and games at Fashion Square Mall and we will be sorting them at “Toy Land” so they will all be distributed by Sunday.

You can read more here about the Toy Lift.



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Thanks again to you all! It’s gratifying that the Charlottesville area community comes together every year for this event. Thank you!