Learning Express Toys & Gifts Celebrates Record Success and Donations After 2023 Convention & Toy Expo

Paul Harrington Convention, Philanthrophy, Toy Industry

The Toy Book – Learning Express Toys & Gifts wrapped up its annual Convention and Toy Expo in June.  The convention was held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois this year, which marked the 36th anniversary of the franchise, and the 24th in-person convention.  The franchise experienced record sales in recent years. Four new locations have …

Learning Express Toys Vendors Donate Thousands of Toys to Kidz Korna

Paul Harrington Convention, Philanthrophy, Toy Industry

PEOPLE OF PLAY – Learning Express Toys and Gifts vendors donated thousands of toys to Kidz Korna at the end of the franchise’s annual convention and vendor expo this week. The convention was held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois. With over 100 vendors in attendance, as they were breaking down their booths, most set aside …

Learning Express Toys Sponsors Children’s Fair in Geneva Commons

Paul Harrington Local Franchise News Article, Marketing Programs, Philanthrophy

Daily Herald – Geneva Commons, IL will host this year’s Geneva Children’s Business Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. This event will be sponsored by Learning Express Toys & Gifts as well as other local businesses. This year marks the third annual Children’s Business Fair with more than 35 booths offering goods and products created by …

Thousands of toys donated to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida

Meghan Thompson Convention, Franchising, Philanthrophy, Retail, Toy Industry, Uncategorized

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) – A truckload of toys made their way to a South Florida children’s hospital, a special delivery that promises to bring smiles to the young patients and take some of the stress out of a hospital visit. 7News cameras on Wednesday captured stuffed animals, dollhouses, play sets and other toys that will be gifted to patients at …

Learning Express of Beverly, MA hosts Kennedy Kares Toy Drive

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article, Philanthrophy

BEVERLY, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys of Beverly, MA announced that they will host the 7th Annual Kennedy Kares Toy Drive on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The drive was created by 15-year-old Kennedy Steiner, who hoped that no child would go through the holidays without receiving a gift. Since its inception, Ms. Steiner’s toy drive has collected …

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Leaning Express’ Vendors Donate At Convention

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NEW YORK, New York. In a recent Toy Book article, Learning Express Toys’ vendor partners were mentioned for donating thousands of toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Program, following the conclusion of Learning Express’ 22nd annual Convention, in New Orleans. “We are humbled and grateful to have such generous and wonderful toy vendors that are willing to donate new …

Kids Playing With Toys

Learning Express To “Play All May”

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NEW YORK, New York. In a recent Yahoo Finance article, Learning Express Toys was mentioned for taking part in “Play All May”, a child development initiative, created by the nonprofit, The Genius of Play. To read the article on Yahoo Finance, click the link below: The Genius of Play™ Launches “Play All May”

Toy Industry Foundation Christmas Event 2017

Learning Express Helps Bring Play to Foster Children

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FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts. Members of the Learning Express Toys corporate staff and Learning Express Toys of Franklin, MA took part in the Play Your Part event, hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF), in partnership with the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (National CASA), yesterday. More than 100 foster care children enjoyed a winter wonderland of play, at Gillette Stadium. …

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Learning Express of Lake Zurich Joins Aloha Construction in a Charitable Shopping Spree

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Lake Zurich, IL. Rick Derr, owner of Learning Express Toys of Lake Zurich, was recently featured in a Gazette Day article, by Erica Smith. Erica discusses the collaboration between Learning Express, Aloha Construction and the Dave Farbaky Foundation for their annual charity event to bring joy to underprivileged children in their area. Aloha Construction created the Dave Farbaky Foundation to …