YSM’s Toy Market, 2021

Up to 400 YSM families are turning to us for help to give their kids a holiday to remember.

They hope to have at least one special surprise for their children to open on Christmas morning – something to bring them joy!

We invite you to join us for this special event by donating toys or volunteering.


happy kids hugging at Christmas

*If you are a community member who would like to access the Toy Market, please speak with your YSM contact or YSM care manager.

How to Donate:

Instructions on how to use the updated Geenees App for YSM’s Toy Market are coming soon!

YSM will generate a tax receipt for you within a few days if you make a donation of toys through the Geenees app that is over $20.

Browse and purchase new and unopened toys directly through an online retailer and have them sent to YSM’s address directly.  The mailing address is:

YSM Toy Market
306 Gerrard Street East
Toronto ON, M5A 2G7

Toy donations over $20 will be eligible for a tax receipt.  Please ensure to send a copy of your receipt to info@ysm.ca and YSM will generate a tax receipt within a few days.

Browse and purchase unopened and unwrapped toys online or in person, and choose to drop off your toy donations in person.  To do this please coordinate with us by sending an email to volunteer@ysm.ca.  The drop off location will be 306 Gerrard Street East, Toronto ON, M5A 2G7.  

Toy donations over $20 will be eligible for a tax receipt.  Please ensure to have your receipt with you and YSM will generate a tax receipt within a few days. 

Gift Ideas

  • Remote control car
  • Mini drone
  • Nail art kit
  • Tie-dye kits
  • Lip balm making kits
  • Lightbox signs
  • Karaoke system
  • Science kits
  • Basketball/baseballs/skateboards (or other sporting equipment)
  • Speakers/other electronics
  • Small musical instruments
  • Gift cards ($25)
  • Slime making kits
  • Soap making kits
  • Sewing crochet kits
  • Remote control cars
  • Lego (age-appropriate)
  • Foosball table
  • Superhero action figures
  • Pokemon toys
  • Crayola art supplies
  • National Geographic science kits
  • Knitted items (hats, scarves, and mittens)
  • New stuffed animals
  • Kinetic Sand
  • Puzzles
  • Board games
  • Toiletries kits
  • Bubble Pop Fidget Toys
  • Lego (age-appropriate)
  • Dolls/barbies (diverse)
  • Play Doh
  • Paw Patrol toys
  • Dinosaur toys
  • Hasbro interactive pets
  • Jewelry making sets
  • Frozen toys
  • Hatchimals
  • LOL Dolls
  • Leapfrog products
  • Fisher-price products
  • Megabloks/building blocks
  • Stacking cups/rings
  • Paw Patrol toys
  • Bouncing chairs/activity mats for infants
  • Baby dolls
  • VTech products
  • Block cars/farm animals