Nonprofit delivers holiday cheer to children’s hospitals. Here’s how to donate in Florida

The Greyson Project helps decorate children’s hospitals for the holidays across the US

ORLANDO, Fla. – The man with the bag is out. The national nonprofit with the bags is in.

The Greyson Project is giving Santa Claus a run for his money by helping to deliver bags of holiday decorations to children’s hospitals across the country.

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It’s a project with a mission to “bring joy to children and their families spending the holidays in hospitals across the country,” according to the nonprofit’s website.

The idea for the project took root in 2010, when Greyson and his family spent a difficult time in the hospital during the holidays, the website shows. Before saying goodbye to their boy, the family received a care package so they could decorate the room for Christmas.

“All who visited were struck by the fact that this was the only room with decorations and what a difference it made when you stepped into Greyson’s room! Truly, everyone wants to feel at home for the holidays!” the website reads.

The Orlando-based initiative officially started in 2015, and has snowballed since. With the help of generous donors, the Greyson Project said its donated thousands of bags of seasonal cheer over the last six years.

To find out how to get involved and donate, click here. You can also find a list of donation drop-off locations throughout Central Florida below.

CrossFit Lion’s Den

(Tuffy Plaza behind KleanSmart)

7444 Narcoossee Road

Orlando, FL 32822

Edward Jones

17301 Pagonia Road Suite 100

Clermont, FL 34711

Fountain Acura

(Near Florida Mall)

8785 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Orlando, FL 32809

Horizon West Happenings in

Scribble Space

13790 Bridgewater Crossings

Windermere, FL 34786

Law Offices of Jack A. Kaleita, PA

1220 Commerce Park Drive #103

Longwood, FL 32779

Mainstreet Community

Bank of Florida (Clermont)

1515 East Highway 50

Clermont, FL 347111

Mainstreet Community

Bank of Florida (Longwood)

2101 FL-434

Longwood, FL 32779

Nona Boot Camp

11101 Moss Park Road

Orlando, Florida 32832

Pammies Sammies

121 S. Boyde Street

Winter Garden, FL 34787

Primrose School

9915 Vickrey Place

Orlando, FL 32827

Roe Family Chiropractic

218 West Smith Street

Winter Garden, FL 34787

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