“Beanie Baby Roundup” is a huge success!

I recently conducted a Beanie Baby Roundup to collect Beanies to send to our servicemen and women to distribute to Iraqi and Afghani children. I anticipated sending about 500, but the response was overwhelming. Even after the event ended, people have called do donate their beloved babies. One woman started by donating 200! The Burlington Free Press picked up the story, and it was published statewide. Eventually, over 4,000 Beanie Babies were sent overseas. Twenty six cartons, with an average shipping cost of $22.00 each. This photo was sent by a platoon who enjoyed distributing them to excited children.

Smiling child with his new Beanie Babies.

Smiling child with his new Beanie Babies.

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12 Responses to ““Beanie Baby Roundup” is a huge success!”

  1. susan Says:

    Are you still collecting beanie babies? Where can they be sent?
    Thanks

  2. Bonnie Koehler Says:

    I would like to make neck coolers and gators for the troops and would like to know how to get an address. I also have some beanie babies to donate.

  3. Dorothy Esselman Says:

    I have a lot of Beanie Babies that I would love to donate. If you just let me know where they would need to be sent.

  4. Sharon Wilson Says:

    I also have some beanie babies, about 10
    Are you still sending?

  5. vivian musico Says:

    I have approximately 25 new and clean TY Beanie Babies that I would like to donate. Are you still collecting? If not, perhaps you have some information as to where I can donate. Thank you.

  6. Louise Atwood Says:

    I have 13 large totes of Beanie Babies, in mint condition, that I would like to donate. Please let me know how I may go about this. Thank you.

  7. Sylvia Giardina Says:

    I have about two full boxes of Beanies that I would like to donate. Mint, never used. Please let me know where to send them. Thank you.

  8. DOLORES LEIPELT Says:

    I HAVE ABOUT 100 BEANIE BABIES..IN MINT CONDITION WITH TAGS…PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHERE TO SENT THEM. I NEED AN ADDRESS. I WOULD LIKE TO DONATE THEM TO WHERE THEY ARE NEEDED. THANK YOU.

  9. Laura Schwyhart Says:

    I have many Beanie Babies in mint condition with tags, never used. Please let me know where I can send them. Thank you.

  10. Rochelle Says:

    Where should I send my Beanie Babies? They were the ones that McDonalds had with their Happy Meals. Smaller but still for kids. Let me know. What an angel.

  11. Donna Says:

    Would love to donate Beanie Baby Bears. I have about 35 of them. Please tell where I can send them?

    • Mary Says:

      I am SO sorry for the delay in responding- my fault, entirely.

      Your best bet for a shipping address for your Beanies is to call your local National Guard office. They can probably provide you with a more accurate address than I. Thanks so much for your interest in The Gator Project and Beanie Baby Round-Up!

      Mary Skelton, Founder

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