Help spread a little joy this holiday season by donating a new toy to a child in need. There are lots of organizations hosting holiday toy drives with donation locations around Tucson. I want it easy to find the Tucson Toy Drives, so check out my list below!
News 4 Tucson Season 4 Hope Drive
- New unwrapped toys will be donated to the Toys 4 Tots Program.
- They are also accepting food for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; gently used clothes and housewares for Goodwill of Southern Arizona.
- Donations accepted through December 21st.
- Drop off locations include Season 4 Hope Sponsors: Pyramid Federal Credit Union, KVOA News 4 Studio, La Paloma Family Services, The Volpe Team at NOVA® Home Loans, Encompass Health, DSA Vacations, Goodwill of Southern Arizona, E-Konomy Pool, Community Foodbank, Tucson Fire Department, Rural/Metro Fire Department, Corona de Tucson Fire Department, and Rincon Valley Fire District.
- Channel 4 Live Drive Drop Offs around Tucson (All live drives go from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.):
- November 7: TFD Station #9: 6275 E. Eastland Street
- November 14: RMFD Station #80: 1833 E. Skyline Drive
- November 21: KVOA Studio: 209 W. Elm Street
- November 28: TFD Station #7: 4902 E. Pima Street
- December 5: CDTFD Station #181: 99 E. Tallahassee Drive (Corona de Tucson)
- December 12: TFD Station #20: 6275 N. First Avenue
- December 19: KVOA Studio: 209 W. Elm Street
- More information at http://www.kvoa.com/category/season-4-hope
Salvation Army Angel Trees
- New unwrapped toys for boys and girls ages 0-12 to benefit Tucson’s children in need.
- Find Angel Trees at Foothills Mall, Tucson Mall, Park Place Mall, La Encantada Mall and Tucson Premium Outlets from November 23 – December 24.
- More information at http://www.salvationarmytucson.org/christmas-angel-tree
Salvation Army Stuff The Bus
- Toys, kids’ coats, and video games to benefit low-income families
- The bus will be at the Walmart at 7150 E. Speedway Blvd (Speedway/Kolb) on Friday, December 14th from 6 AM- 6 PM.
- More information at http://www.salvationarmytucson.org/stuff-the-bus
Dollar Tree Operation Homefront Toy Drive
- Toys to benefit kids of military families
- Bring toys in or purchase from a selection at the register
- Through December 6th in all Dollar Tree locations
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
- Toys for children ages 7-17 to benefit families of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
- Through December 11th at local Walgreens locations.
Aviva Children’s services Toy Drive
- Gifts requested are new unwrapped, age-appropriate toys for children and gift cards for teenagers, $20 or less to places like Target, Old Navy, H&M, Walmart & Barnes & Noble.
- Donate through December 10th at the Aviva office (153 S. Plumer Ave) during business hours, Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
- More information at http://www.avivatucson.org/holiday-program-2014
Santa’s Workshop 2018 Holiday Collection
- Toys, clothing, hygiene and household items, and non-perishable foods to help local families
- Donate through December 16th at Dine-In Pizza Hut locations in Tucson, Children’s Museum Tucson and Oro Valley, Vantage West Credit Union – AZ Pavillions location and Feisty Studios.
- More information at http://www.santasworkshopsite.com
KOLD Share the Joy
- Toys, food, clothing and pet supplies to help local families
- Donate through December 31st at Lights of the World at Kino Sports Complex, Tucson Coin and Autograph (6350 N. Oracle Rd), All Tucson area Pima Federal Credit Union location, Aaron’s Affordable Auto Repair (1201 W. Miracle Mile Rd), Gap Ministries (2861 N. Flowing Wells Rd #161), Imperial Pool & Design (3805 W. River Rd #105) and KOLD-TV (7831 N. Business Park Drive).
- More information at http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/share-the-joy
Family Life Radio Toy Drive
- Unwrapped toys for kids 7-13
- Donate through December 14th at Family Life Radio Headquarters (7355 N. Oracle Rd) and Tucson Chick-Fil-A locations.
- More information at https://www.myflr.org/toydrive
Disney|ABC Television Toys for Tots Drive
- Unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots
- Donate through December 15th at Disney store locations and on ShopDisney.com.
- Plus, Disney will contribute $5 for each toy donation, up to $1 million dollars to Toys for Tots!
- More information at https://toysfortots.org
Are there are any other toy drives in Tucson I can add to my list?