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CoreLife Eatery VIP Preview Day to Benefit Hannah’s Treasure Chest

New active-lifestyle restaurant, CoreLife Eatery, to host benefit for Hannah’s Treasure Chest Centerville, OH – Hannah’s Treasure Chest is honored to announce it has been selected to benefit from a community fundraiser hosted by CoreLife Eatery, a new active-lifestyle restaurant opening in Centerville. On Thursday, November 9 — one day ahead of the restaurant’s grand opening — CoreLife Eatery will host a ‘Pay What

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HTC Seeks Sponsors for Holiday Gift Program

DAYTON, OH — Local children’s charity, Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC), is seeking special support for the organization’s annual Giving Angels program, which provides disadvantaged area children with holiday gifts and their families with small household necessities and grocery gift cards. “We have expanded Giving Angels to serve an additional 125 children this year,” said Sarah Williams, executive director of Hannah’s Treasure Chest. “We’re inviting

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Centerville Rotary Donates Over 500 Coats to Keep Kids Warm

DAYTON, OH – Centerville Rotary Club has partnered with local children’s nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest for the fifth year to provide warm winter coats for children in need. “Each quarter of the year we dedicate our members’ “Happy Dollars” to a particular non-profit recipient,” said Club president Mark “Peachy” Metzner. “We now routinely dedicate our 3rd quarter “Happy Dollars” to the Operation Warm coat

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Single Mom of Three Fleeing Unsafe Situation

Today your donations helped create a care package for a mom of 3 fleeing an unsafe situation. They were unable to take any belongings, and have been in a shelter for several months. This care package will give them a new start as they settle into a new, safer home. Give other families a fresh start when you donate your child’s new or gently-loved

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Donut Drop-In 2017

Join us for coffee and donuts on September 26! Take a quick tour and see how donated children’s items become a care package for a child in need.

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Hannah’s Day Out at East End Community Services

DAYTON, OH – Staff and volunteers of local nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC) visited East End Community Services (EECS) for their second Hannah’s Day Out volunteer adventure of the year. HTC partners with the neighborhood social service agency to provide care packages to the clients served by EECS. The HTC crew toured the main facility at 624 Xenia Ave in Dayton to learn more

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Hannah’s Day Out at CWPD

DAYTON, OH – Staff and volunteers of local nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC) volunteered recently at Centerville Washington-Township Park District (CWPD) for the first of their annual Hannah’s Days Out volunteer adventures. On June 14, the HTC crew visited CWPD’s Kennebrook Nature Center to clean the Nature Nook and plant bee-friendly flowers in the area. Unfortunately, Mother Nature did not cooperate with the outdoor

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Local Nonprofit Continues Summer Outreach Program

DAYTON, OH – Staff and volunteers of local nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC) will continue the tradition of “Hannah’s Day Out” for the fourth year in a row. This unique outreach program brings HTC together with four other area nonprofit organizations over the summer to tour and volunteer for a day. Beginning at Centerville Washington-Township Park District (CWPD) on June 14, the HTC crew will

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Care package helps guardian care for her siblings

This care package is helping a young woman care for her teen sister, special needs brother and her own preschooler. She took guardianship of her siblings when their mother passed away last year. Who will you help when you give? Donate at 124 Westpark Rd, Centerville or support online at http://bit.ly/Donate2HTC. #donate #family2family #buildcommunity #helpinghand #givehope

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Great Diaper Dash to Benefit Children, Families in Need

DAYTON, OH – Hannah’s Treasure Chest will hold their 2nd annual Great Diaper Dash throughout April with the assistance of several area YMCAs. The nonprofit’s goal is to collect 24,000 diapers, enough to provide 80 infants with an adequate supply of diapers for one month. The collection of diapers, other baby products, and cash donations will take place from April 1-30 at participating area

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Hannah’s Treasure Chest Selected as Liberty Center’s May-June 2017 “Change for Charity” Partner

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Throughout May and June, Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC) will be the charity partner of the Liberty Center Foundation’s Change for Charities program where a portion of parking meter proceeds at Liberty Center benefit local non-profits. “We are excited to have the support of Liberty Center and the Foundation for our mission to enrich the lives of children in need,” said

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Spring 2017 Warehouse Sale to Benefit Children’s Nonprofit

CENTERVILLE, OH — Hannah’s Treasure Chest is holding their annual spring inventory reduction sale April 27 and 28 at 124 Westpark Rd, Centerville, OH. Shoppers may browse a warehouse full of items, including overstocked infants’ and children’s clothing, costumes, large toys and games, bicycles, baby backpacks, household items, furniture, and holiday and home décor. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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40 Days of Giving Challenge

Lent has begun, and a popular way to observe this special time of year is to “give up” something, whether that means a bad habit, a favorite food or some screen time in order to simplify life and appreciate what we have. We at Hannah’s Treasure Chest would like to offer a different twist on the Lenten challenge: 40 days of giving. Each day,

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Bucks for Bottoms Diaper Drive

On Saturday, Once Upon a Child Cincinnati/Dayton is holding their 2nd annual Bucks for Bottoms diaper drive this Saturday! Donate 10 or more individual paper diapers (open packs of diapers are fine!) and receive $5 toward your purchase at Once Upon a Child! Diapers will be donated to Sweet Cheeks diaper bank in Cincinnati and Hannah’s Treasure Chest to be distributed to families in need. OUAC

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Paul Robinson Elected 2017-2019 Chair

DAYTON, OHIO (January 23, 2017) ̶Paul Robinson, Chief Deputy Treasurer of Montgomery County, has been elected as 2017-2019 chair of the board of directors for Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC). Robinson also serves on the organization’s finance committee and most recently served as board secretary. He has been a strong supporter of the organization since his 2014 involvement through Leadership Dayton. Robinson succeeds Dr. Stuart

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Volunteer Spotlight – Doris Ewing

What is something that people might be surprised to learn about you? I have been here so long, I thought they all knew everything about me! I did have a new addition to the family, my great grand-daughter born January 21! What brought you to HTC? I started volunteering at Dayton Children’s Hospital, but due to medical reasons I had to find other volunteer

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CareSource Employees Collect Diapers to Combat Diaper Need in Dayton

DAYTON, OH – CareSource employees in Dayton collected nearly 25,000 diapers and over 18,000 wipes to help close the diaper gap for low-income families in the Miami Valley. The diapering supplies were donated to local children’s nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest to be included in care packages for local children in need. “CareSource employees actively volunteer with hundreds of nonprofits in our community,” said Cathy

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From Sarah’s Desk – Happy New Year 2017!

2016 was a year of significant progress for Hannah’s Treasure Chest which was made possible thanks to the strong community of supporters like you. After intense discussion and planning, the team of volunteers and staff rearranged significant portions of our warehouse to get us settled into our newly expanded 3,200 sq ft addition. Teams from LexisNexis and Centerville Rotary Club helped with painting and

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#GivingTuesday 2016

Thank you to all who gave to Hannah’s Treasure Chest THIS #GIVINGTUESDAY! This year, three generous supporters pledged matching gifts totaling $7,000 for our #GivingTuesday fundraising challenge. In response, our community provided an amazing $8,541 in just 24 hours for a grand total of $15,541 to support our organization and mission on #GivingTuesday 2016! Your gifts allow us to consistently provide care packages of high-quality necessities to enrich the

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Giving Tuesday 2016

UPDATE: Exciting news! Two of our supporters have offered an additional $2,000 to match gifts made TODAY!  New and upgrading donors will have their gift DOUBLED by our challenge match when you use this link to donate ON November 29! http://bit.ly/HTCGiveTues2016. Thanks to our generous supporters, all gifts up to $7,000 will be matched so we can bring joy to even How Your Donation Helps From keeping

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Scare Away the Cold! Hold a Holiday Clothing Drive

Halloween is a great holiday to bring your neighborhood together and help Hannah’s Treasure Chest Scare Away the Cold for local children in need! Ask friends to make holiday treats for a festive evening potluck around the fire pit. Invite them to bring donations of warm socks, underwear, shoes, coats and other warm clothing to help fill care packages for kids in need. Read your favorite

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From Sarah’s Desk, Fall 2016

It is hard to believe that I have officially been with Hannah’s Treasure Chest for 5 years! What a joy it has been and every day presents a new challenge. The best part of my time at HTC has been getting to know the volunteers and working with so many other area agencies to help thousands of children in need. Growing our network of

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Volunteer Spotlight – Lavonne Warner

Lavonne Warner (lead inventory volunteer) began volunteering at Hannah’s Treasure Chest about 13 years ago, when HTC was located in the upper level of Spanish Village. When she began, there were only a handful of volunteers. Questions: What brought you to HTC? A friend told me about the need for volunteers and our church women were looking for a project to help those in

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Shop and Support

Earn Donations for Hannah’s While You Shop It’s easy… just shop, swipe your card & earn! Register your Dorothy Lane Market and Kroger customer appreciation cards, and a portion of your purchase value will be donated to Hannah’s Treasure Chest. Both DLM and Kroger require cards to be re-enrolled each year. Dorothy Lane Market Enroll in-store, or online at www.dorothylane.com/ClubDLM/goodneighborsign-up.html Our organization number is

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Diaper Need Awareness

Diaper Need is defined as the lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to keep a baby clean, dry and healthy. Fast Facts of Diaper Need 5.3 million children in the U.S. aged three or younger live in poor or low-income families. 1 in 3 American families reports experiencing diaper need. Diapers cannot be obtained with food stamps and disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per

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Thank you, Far Hills Church!

Thank you to the community at Far Hills Church, who gave together recently to support the missions of several local nonprofits! Watch our video to find out how their generous gift will enrich the lives of children in need. #TogetherIsBetter #givewhereyoulive

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Fall Warehouse Sale

Shop our warehouse overstock sale September 14 & 15 and bag some great deals on household goods & decor, holiday decorations, kids’ clothing and toys, bikes, helmets, nursery accessories and decor, books, sports equipment, holiday decorations and costumes, and much more! Hours Thursday, 9-4 PM Friday, 9-2 PM 124 Westpark Rd, Centerville, OH MAP Items for sale are excessively overstocked or out of season,

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Donut Drop-In 2016

Stop by our warehouse at 124 Westpark Rd, Centerville, OH, on September 27 from 7:30-11 AM for a complimentary donut and coffee! We’d love to introduce you to our staff and volunteers and show you around. Top 10 reasons to visit us: Check out our new space – all 3200 s.f.! Learn how we’re filling the #DiaperGap Find out how we’re helping babies sleep safely. Learn why

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Tax Free Weekend 2016

Ohio is celebrating the 2016 tax-free shopping weekend just in time for back-to-school! The holiday starts on Friday, August 5 and will end Sunday, August 7. While you are shopping for your family’s school needs, please consider picking up supplies to help a local child in need get ready for school. Download a list of our needed back-to-school items View our complete wishlist of

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Thanks for “Chipping In” for Children!

Thank you for supporting our 3rd Annual Chip in for Children Golf Scramble! With the help of the community, Living Dayton, Soft Rock 92.9 radio, Heatherwoode Golf Club and lovers of golf and children, we were able to raise $12,800 from our Chip In For Children Golf Scramble. Funds raised from the golf scramble will support Hannah’s Treasure Chest continue to enrich the lives of

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HDO 2016 – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton

Our first Hannah’s Day Out was a HUGE success!  We toured The Ronald McDonald House and learned about this organization and what it does for the families while their children are at Dayton Children’s and other surrounding hospitals. We had a large group of 22 volunteers and staff, and we were able to clean the family areas, sort food, and do some gardening while

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Registration Still Open for Hannah’s Treasure Chest 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on July 28

DAYTON, OH – Players may still “Chip In for Children” at Hannah’s Treasure Chest’s 3rd annual golf scramble on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Entrance fees are $100 per person. A dinner only option is available for $35 per person. Registration ends on July 15. The event will be held at Heatherwoode Golf Club, located in Springboro, OH. The format is an 18-hole four-person scramble followed

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Hannah’s Day Out 2016

LOCAL NONPROFIT SWITCHES UP GIVING BACK FOR 3RD YEAR DAYTON, OH — “Hannah’s Day Out” started out as a fundraising theme for local nonprofit Hannah’s Treasure Chest (HTC), but has now become the organization’s annual summer give-back concept. Staff and volunteers from Hannah’s Treasure Chest will visit four nonprofits in the area to tour and volunteer, beginning with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton

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2016 Diaper Dash Results

Our Volunteer Manager, Trudy Bechtolt, who interned at Hannah’s Treasure Chest while a student at Miami University, coordinated a “Diaper Dash” diaper drive as her capstone project during May, 2016. Throughout May, the Atrium, Coffman, Kettering, and West Carrollton YMCAs and Miami University – Middletown, collected over 12,600 diapers contributed by motivated donors in our community. According to information published by the National Diaper Bank, 1

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Miami University Student Tackles Diaper Need with Capstone Project

DAYTON, OH – Miami University student Trudy Bechtolt has diapers on her mind, but not for the reason you may imagine. While interning at Hannah’s Treasure Chest, a local nonprofit that serves children in need, Bechtolt learned how the lack of adequate diapers affects low-income children and families. To help address this issue, the Integrative Studies major has organized a diaper drive to help

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Miami University Student Tackles Diaper Need with Senior Capstone Project

DAYTON, OH – Miami University student Trudy Bechtolt has diapers on her mind, but not for the reason you may imagine. While interning at Hannah’s Treasure Chest, a local nonprofit that serves children in need, Bechtolt learned how the lack of adequate diapers affects low-income children and families. To help address this issue, the Integrative Studies major has organized a diaper drive to help

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Wednesday Wish List, 4-13-2016

Our most urgent needs to fill care packages for children in need: Children’s underwear Sturdy gym shoes & sandals Twin blankets Car seats – infant, convertible & booster with backs Baby equipment See our entire wish list here: Wishlist

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A Letter from our Board Chair

Dear Friend, I’ve been involved indirectly or directly with Hannah’s Treasure Chest for close to 10 years now as a supportive spouse to a volunteer, a shelving builder, and a donation retriever. Currently, I am serving as Chairman of the Board which has allowed me to assist in HTC’s growth and changes for the past several years. I have the pleasure of revealing exciting

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Once Upon a Child Diaper Drive

Nine of the Once Upon a Child stores in the Dayton-Cincinnati area are now diaper drop-off locations for Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank in Cincinnati, OH, and Hannah’s Treasure Chest in Dayton, OH. You can help the thousands of families in need in our community by bringing diapers to our stores. One in three families in our country struggle to afford diapers and every donation helps. Anderson (513) 474-5105 Beavercreek (937)

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Spring Warehouse Sale

April 28, 9-4 PM April 29, 9-2 PM 124 Westpark Rd. Centerville, OH Shop our spring warehouse sale and bag some great deals on household goods & decor, holiday decorations, kids’ clothing and toys, bikes, helmets, nursery accessories and decor, books, sports equipment, holiday decorations and costumes, and much more! Proceeds from the sale support operations and are used to purchase needed but scarce

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Daily In-Kind Donations PDF

2015 daily inkind dropoff chart

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From the client, to the donor

I can’t thank you enough for the incredible care package I received for my daughter. Like every parent, I want more than anything to give my child a life that is filled with both comfort and happiness, and because of Hannah’s Treasure Chest, doing that is just a little bit easier. I was shocked by the number of adorable clothes we received to guarantee

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Become a Monthly Donor

Would you like to make a monthly impact with the children that we serve? Consider: $25 serves one child each month with a basic care package through our General Assistance Program. $40 provides a high chair to help a family share meal-time safely. $60 would provide a car seat to keep children safe. $150 would provide a crib and mattress to children who need

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Check out our donation process!

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Thanks Foundations!

We would like to say a special thank you to all of the foundations that have supported Hannah’s Treasure Chest during 2015 to fulfill our mission of enriching the lives of children in need.  Centerville Washington Foundation  Community Foundation of Kettering  Kettering Family Foundation  CSX Transportation, Inc.  Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty  Reynolds Associate Foundation  Church of the Incarnation  Miller Family Foundation  

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Volunteer Spotlight – Mary Schneberger

One of our core volunteers, Mary Schneberger, has been volunteering for Hannah’s Treasure Chest for a few years. Currently, she assists with the intake of books that Hannah’s Treasure Chest receives and organizes them to be sure every child receives their proper book. What brought you to Hannah’s Treasure Chest? I donated at Christmas for two years after seeing an article in the newspaper.

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A Note from the Executive Director

What an exciting year 2016 is already gearing up to be! Hannah’s Treasure Chest is celebrating 15 years and I’m proud to be part of this wonderful team. There have been many changes over the years, from operating out of the first location in Springboro as an all volunteer operation, to now expanding our facility for a total of 11,200 sq ft with a

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A Letter from the Board Chair

I’ve been involved indirectly or directly with Hannah’s Treasure Chest for close to 10 years now as a supportive spouse to a volunteer, a shelving builder, and a donation retriever. Currently, I am serving as Chairman of the Board which has allowed me to assist in HTC’s growth and changes for the past several years. I have the pleasure of revealing exciting news for

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Centerville Rotary Service Day

The Centerville Rotary Club made our lives a little brighter this week! We appreciated the time they spent cleaning light fixtures and changing bulbs throughout our warehouse. The group also helped us fold and sticker our newsletter.    

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Community Foundation of West Chester-Liberty Grant

Our thanks to Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty for their grant of $3,400 in 2015! This grant especially supported Beds for Babies cribs, Brighter Smiles dental kits and Blankets & Bears for 45 children in Butler County.  

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