ACHIEVED

Give a Child a Toy has donated over $5,078,139 from 1985 to the present day and we are proud of the hard work and humbled by the generous donations of all involved.
These funds cover mainly, but not exclusively, the below projects:

• Intensive Pediatric Unit at Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. affiliated to St. Jude
• Pediatric Dialysis Unit at Hotel Dieu de France Hospital
• Five Mobile Pediatric Dialysis machines
• Neo-Natal Incubators in various hospitals
• Equipment for Notre Dame de la Paix Hospital amongst others
• Equipment for two lifesaving operations
• Funds to the Association for Children with Renal Diseases
• Dental clinics
• Eye Clinics
• Speech Therapy Program
• Eye and Ear Programs
• Art Courses
• Computer Courses
• Recreational Library Centers

   

Every year, we take on new projects while sustaining support to any program already under our wing.  A breakdown of these is presented for your perusal.

Our sincere and heartfelt appreciation to you all.

2017 - $40,410

  • Saida Governmental Hospital: A ventilator for an incubator $5,410
  • Association des enfants malades des reins: To hospitalise sick children $20,000
  • To schools and sport centres: 15 Automated external defibrillators (AED) $15,000

2016 - $186,300

  • Ain Wa Zani Hospital: Two incubators, two ventilators and one warmer plus one monitor $100,000
  • Marjayoun Governmental Hospital: Two incubators, two ventilators and one monitor $86,300

2015 - $146,121

  • Fista Step Together Association: Vital Equipment For Children With Learning Difficulties $16,000
  • Jabal Aamel Association: A Complete Eye Testing Clinic $23,000
  • Association de L’enfant Malade Des Reins: To Hospitalize Sick Children With Renal Diseases $25,000
  • Mother And Child Association: For an incubator $12,000
  • Father Andwege tools: To help deaf children $3,000
  • Al Rabeeh: Dispensary medicine $1,718
  • Mar Charbel Orphanage: Furniture $11,000
  • Mar Yousef School: Toys for Christmas $2,500
  • Eye & Ear Projects: $33,130
  • Speech Therapy: $17,111
  • Art Classes: $1,792

 

2014 - $448,381

  • Tel Chiha Hospital: In Zahlea Complete Neonatal Equipment $89,959
  • Quarantina Hospital: In Beirut A Complete Neonatal Centre $110,507
  • Tripoli Governmental Hospital: In Beirut $110,578
  • Hayek Hospital: A New Dialysis Machines $28,446
  • Sebline Hospital: Warmer $11,545
  • Irap Association: $11,727
  • Affel Association: Medicine $10,000
  • Mother And Child Care Repair Of An Incubator $1,100
  • Ghazeh Dispensary: Medicine $2,086
  • Mechmech Dispensary: $3,773
  • Association De L'enfant Malade Des Reins: To Hospitalize Sick Children $10,000
  • Eye And Ear Projects: $27,847
  • Speech Therapy: $12,438
  • Art Classes: $1,656

 

2013 - $629,593

  • Saida Governmental Hospital: A Full Intensive Pediatric Unit $280,000
  • Sebline Governmental Hospital: A Complete Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Total $68,570
  • Hayek Hospital: Three Dialyses Machines Total $48,798
  • Abdullah Al Rasi Hospital (Halba Akkar): A Complete Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Total $60,695
  • Saint George Hospital: A Fully Equipped Incubator $25,025
  • Soeur Du Bon Pasteur (Shaileh): Electric Generator $9,130
  • Aisha Omel Momenin School (Makassed): An Eutre Dental Clinic $40,572
  • Irap: 23 Hearing Aid for Irap Children $11,727
  • Afel :Urgent Medicines and Food for Displaced Children $10,000
  • Association De L’esnfant Des Rein :For Children’s Hospitalization $10,000
  • Meshmesh Akkar Dispensary: Urgent Medicine $3,773
  • Ghaziyeh Dispensary: Urgent Medicine $2,086
  • Chartoun Dispensary: Urgent Medicine $2,282
  • Eye and Ear Project $45,705
  • Speech Therapy $8,633

 

2012 - $153,358

  • Zogharta Hospital: Two dialysis machines for $38,800
  • Beit Shabab Hospital: Three dialysis machines and three beds $ 54,200
  • Mohamad Khalid foundation: Special wheelchairs for handicapped children for $8,700
  • Saint George hospital: A complete incubator with it equipment for $26,000
  • Mechmesh Dispensary in Akkar: Urgent medicine for $7,183
  • Red Cross in Saida: Medicine for $8,000
  • Dar Al Amal Foundation: Seven computers and LCD projectors for $3,425
  • Chance Foundation: Five laptops for $2,050
  • Childhood Care Association: Medicine for $5,000

 

2011 - $409,583

  • Oumnia Association: Laptop and IT games for cancer stricken children wards in Hotel Dieu and Hopital Libanais in Beirut $1,680.
  • Afel Association- Association du Foyer de l’Enfant Libanais: General donation $15,000
  • Mar Semaan Centre: Sponsoring 16 Children: $56,000
  • Lebanese Red Cross: 9 mobile pediatric incubators for use in ambulances: $72,000
  • Acsauvel generator to help children with learning difficulties $11,200
  • Lebanese Autism Society: Furnishing a whole classroom for the children $22,400
  • Basma Association: books, stationary, LED projector and food products for $10,065.82
  • Mother Teresa, House of Hope: Medicine for $5,000
  • Dar Al Yateem in Saida: Children's clothing for $5,170
  • Help & Heal Association: TV and DVD for $1,048
  • Father Afif Osseirane Foundation: Fans, small fridges in the prison cells of young offenders at Roumieh Prison for $4,200
  • Childhood Protection and Care Association Asthma Centre: Medicine for sick children for $10,000
  • Birds Nest, Armenian Orphanage: Electric generator $9,789
  • Karagosian Center: Computers $3,920
  • Vahan Tekeyan: School desks $11,924
  • Speech therapy in our Center: In Beirut for $6,000
  • Art Classes in our Center: In Beirut for $1,800
  • Apkarian School: A play ground and children games for $5,387

 

2010 - $152,200

  •  Mother and Child Association: An incubator with equipment $20,000
  •  Makassed Hospital: An incubator through the donation of Mr Nour Beyhum $16,000
  •  Association for Children with Renal Disease: Hospital fees $10,000
  •  Aamliye Association: Library furniture desks, chairs, computers, TV and DVD $3000
  •  Lebanese Red Cross: A mobile incubator for ambulance use $8,200
  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Three research programmes (Generous   donation of Lebanon United - London & Geneva) $18,000
  •  FiSTA Association, School for Children with Learning Disabilities $4,200.
  •  Mother Theresa, House of Hope: Medicine $5,000
  •  Spastic Center: Heating and food supplies $5,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear Programme: $55,000
  •  GACAT: Annual expenses for art classes in our Beirut Centre $1,800
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy in our Beirut Centre $6,000
     
Incubators donated by Give A Child A Toy to the Lebanese Red Cross. These life saving machines are used in ambulances to ferry new born babies that are in distress or with complications from anywhere in Lebanon to a hospital closest to them.

2009 - $126,000

  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Intensive care unit $15,000
  •  Afel association- Association du foyer de l’Enfant Libanais: Medicine and Food $15,000
  •  Tamana Association: “Last wishes” to terminally ill children $6,000
  •  Mother Theresa, House of Hope: Food supply $5,000
  •  The Druze orphanage centre in Abay:  Food supply $5,000
  •  FiSTA Association, School for Children with learning Disabilities $1,000
  •  GACAT: 350 Jogging suits donated by Karizma distributed to school children.
  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: 1000 pumps from Royal Free Hospital.
  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Medicines $16,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear programme in our Beirut centre; $55,000
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy in out Beirut centre; $6,000
  •  GACAT: Annual art classes in our Beirut centre; $2,000

2008 - $207,615

  •  Acsauvel Association: Food supply $5,000
  •  Association for Children with Renal diseases: Hospital fees $10,000
  •  Lebanese Autism Center: Three computers and floor covering  $10,000
  •  FiSTA Association, School for Children with Learning Disabilities: Twelve computers and educational toys $15,000
  •  Cap-Ho Association: Hospital fees for children in need $10,000
  •  St. George's Hospital in Ajaltoun: Monitoring Equipment $8,000
  •  Arc en ciel Association: Medical Equipment $14,400
  •  Inta Akhi Association: Electrical Beds and mattresses $15,929
  •  Dr. Abdullah Al Racy Hospital in Akkar: Medical Equipment $14,500
  •  Dr. Mohammad Khalid Association: Complete Dormitory $19,286
  •  GACAT: Ear operation for a child in need $2,800
  •  FiSTA Association, School for Children with Learning Disabilities $4,700
  •  Skoun Association: Drugs addiction treatment programme $15,000
  •  GACAT Annual eye and ear programme: $55,000
  •  GACAT Annual speech therapy in our Beirut Center $6,000
  •  GACAT Annual expenses for art classes in our Beirut Center $2,000

2007 - $320,846

  •  Asthma Center, Childhood protection and care association: Medicine $10,000
  •  Howard Karagheusian Association for child welfare: Medicine $10,000
  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Medicine $10,000
  • Association of sick children with renal diseases for hospitalization $10,000
  •  Wahat Al farah Association for children with learning difficulties: Full refurbishment of a unit $1,600
  •  Ajyalouna Association: An Ultra Sound Machine for the dispensary $22,000
  •  Adopt a Village Association: Funds to help the inhabitants of  the village of "Srifa" in the south of Lebanon after the 2006 war $5,000
  •  Skoun Association:  Drugs addiction treatment programme $30,000
  •  Hamoud Hospital: a Paediatric Portable Ventilator, an Incubator and an Infant Warmer $21,685
  •  Ekleem Al Markazi Hospital: a Paediatric Haemodialysis and an Incubator $23,039
  •  St George Hospital in Ajaltoun: a children Cardiac Monitor and an Infant warmer $12,672
  •  Nabatieh Governmental Hospital: an Incubator and a Paediatric Ventilator $15,320
  •  Mays Al Jabal Governmental Hospital: a Haemodialysis machine and an Incubator $23,000
  •  Almakased Hospital: an Intensive Care Electric Bed for children $10,974
  •  Archbishop Paul Bandali Centre in Akkar: an X-ray machine $25,000
  •  Jinishian Memorial Care day centre: 60 Toddlers beds  $2,281
  •  Bassma Association: Medicine $3,808
  •  Classes Orange: Educational Equipment for specialized school $6,667
  •  Skoun Association:  Drugs addiction treatment programme $15,000
  •  GACAT: Annual expenses for art classes at our Center in Beirut; $1,800
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy at the Give a Child a Toy Centre; $6,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear programme $55,000

2006 - $147,160

With the terrible war inflicted on Lebanon last July GACAT in Beirut was very quick to respond to the basic needs of the refugees by providing 30,154 children with food, clothing and medicines, at a cost of $56,000 through various charitable organizations such as Libami, Ahlouna, Voix de la Femme Libanaise, Kamel Yousef Jaber Centre, Dar El Amal, and Wahat Al Farah, and much more.

  •  Hotel Dieu de France Hospital in Beirut: Emergency hospitalisation of needy children $20,000
  •  College de la Sagesse: School fees for pupils $10,000
  • Association of sick children with renal diseases for hospitalization $10,000
  •  Blind Institute: Further six Laptops and photocopying machines for visually impaired $12,650
  •  Ahmed Sawi Zantout Dispensary in Saida: Medicine $10,000
  •  Red Cross Dispensary in Jemayze: Medicine $5,000
  •  Dar Al Enaya in Saida: Medicine $5,000 and five computers kindly donated to us by Hess Ltd.
  •  GACAT: Supply of Special milk for a sick child in need; $1,710
  •  Fondation Pere Afif Osseiran: 4 computers kindly donated to GACAT by Hess Ltd.
  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Medicines $10,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear programme $55,000
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy at the Centre in Beirut $6,000
  •  GACAT: Annual expenses for art classes at the Centre in Beirut $1,800

2005 - $249,950

  •  Association of Children with renal diseases: General contribution $20,000
  •  GACAT: Two cochlear operations to the Bilal children $46,000
  •  Hayek Hospital in Sin Al Feel: New Dialysis centre with three Haemodialysis machines $42,000
  •  Saida Governmental Hospital: Haemodialysis machine $14,000
  •  Burjain Educational Association centre: Dental clinic $15,000
  •  Mouassat Association centre in Saida: Medical equipment  $11,200
  •  St George’s Hospital in Ajaltoun: Neonatal Incubator $8,850
  •  Hotel Dieu de France Hospital in Beirut: A mobile, peritoneal dialysis machine $7,000
  •  American University of Beirut: Bedside Intensive care equipment $7,000
  •  Blind Institute in Beirut: Three Laptops for visually impaired $5,100
  •  GACAT: Supply of Special milk for a sick child in need $1,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear programme $55,000
  •  GACAT: mobile eye and ear treatments in the south; $10,000
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy at our Centre in Beirut $6,000
  •  GACAT: Annual expenses for art classes at our Centre in Beirut $1,800

2004 - $137,000

  •  College de la Sagesse in Hazmieh: Lift to be used by disabled children $5,000
  •  Health and Social Center in Baalbek: Dental clinic $15,000
  •  Makassed Hospital in Beirut: Incubator and related equipment $21,000
  •  Rizk Hospital: Kidney transplant operation to the Hallal brothers $25,000
  •  GACAT: Treatment of sick children on peritoneal mobile dialysis machines $15,000
  •  GACAT: Annual eye and ear Programme $50,000
  •  GACAT: Annual speech therapy at our Center in Beirut $6,000

2003 - $859,000

  •  Children Cancer Center at the A.U.H. in Beirut: Laboratory equipment $24,000
  •  GACAT: eye and ear programme 1988-2003 running cost $820,000
  •  GACAT: Kfar Hatta in the South of Lebanon: Dental Clinic $15,000

2002 - $18,000

  •  GACAT: Ajyalouna Centre in Mar Elias-Beirut: Eye Clinic $18,000

2001 - $35,000

  •  GACAT: Five mobile Peritoneal Dialysis machines to treat sick children at home $35,000

2000 - $32,000

  •  Kobe Hospital in Tripoli: Incubator $8,000
  •  Nabatiyeh Hospital in the South of Lebanon: Incubator $8,000
  •  Notre Dame de la Paix Hospital in Kobeyat- North Lebanon: A Paediatric / Neo-Natal Ventilator and a Phototherapy Apparatus $16,000

1999 - $8,000

  •  GACAT: Furn el Chebak Center for under privileged children: Computer installations/courses $8,000

1998 - $185,000

  •  Hotel Dieu de France Hospital in Beirut: A Paediatric Haemodialysis unit, the first of its kind in Lebanon, along with three incubators and the related equipment to their neo-natal unit $185,000

1997 - $250,000

  •  American University Hospital in Beirut: A Paediatric Intensive care unit with all its relevant lifesaving $250,000

1996 - $40,800

  •  GACAT: Speech therapy programme funding to cover the years 1996-2003 $40,800

1995

  •  GACAT: Launch of the eye and ear programme in our centre in Beirut.

1987-1994 - $355,000

  •  GACAT: Ten library centres were established over seven years to provide educational and recreational activities for deprived children across Lebanon $355,000

1985-1986

  •  GACAT: Gifts, necessary schooling and hygienic kits were provided to over 16,000 children across Lebanon.

 
   
   
   
 

Highlights from 2010:
An incubator with specialised equipment to the mother and child association, the Makassed Hospital and a mobile one for the Lebanese Red Cross for ambulance use. The expansion of the Eye and Ear program around the country, as well as three reaserch programmes  for The Children Cancer Centre.

 
   
   
   
 

Our May 2011 Gala was, thanks to our most generous and supportive guests, a spectacularly successful evening.  We presented a number of projects needing our urgent attention and the pledges for each one of those surmounted all previous funds raised.  See you all again at our December Bazaar.

 
   
   
   
 

Over the past 26 years, it is your continuous generosity and loyalty that has enabled us to reach out to thousands of children across the country.  As we face more challenging times ahead, it is your ongoing support that will help us to further alleviate some of the suffering.