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 in 2022. I want it easy to find the Tucson Toy Drives, so check out my list below!
If you don’t want to shop and donate in person, many of the toy drives below have online donation options for money or Amazon wishlists.
News 4 Tucson Season 4 Hope Drive 2022
- 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; and diapers for the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.
- Donations accepted through December 20th.
- Drop off locations include Season 4 Hope Sponsors: Encompass Health, Sondercare Behavioral Health, Tucson Subaru. Plus KVOA News 4 Studio, Tucson International Airport, and any Tucson Fire Department stations, Northwest Fire Department stations, Rural Metro Fire and Corona de Tucson Fire Stations
- Channel 4 Live Drive Drop Offs around Tucson from 4:00 pm to 6:30pm.
- November 1: RMFD Station #74: 4820 E. Sunrise Dr.
- November 15: TFD Station #20: 4798 N. First Ave.
- November 22: KVOA Studios: 209 W. Elm St.
- November 29: NWFD Station #331: 4701 North La Cholla Blvd.
- December 6: CDTFD Station #181: 99 E. Tallahassee Dr. (Corona de Tucson)
- December 13: TFD Station #7: 4902 E. Pima Street.
- December 20: KVOA Studios: 209 W. Elm St.
- More information at KVOA Season 4 Hope Drive
Gap Ministries Santa’s Helper
- New, unwrapped toys and stocking stuffers for local foster kids and families.
- UNWRAPPED items can be dropped off by December 13 at GAP Ministries: 2025 W Highway Drive between 9am-5pm. See link below for online wishlist.
- More information at Gap Ministries.
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, Tucson Subaru (4901 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704) and The Salvation Army Hospitality House (1002 N. Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705).
- Donate November 24th-December 24.
- More information at Salvation Army Angel Trees.
Dollar Tree Operation Homefront Toy Drive 2022
- Toys to benefit kids of local military families
- Bring toys in or purchase from a selection at the register
- Through December 1st in all Dollar Tree locations
Alaskan Air Conditioning – Toys For Tots
- Toys to benefit for local children in need
- Donate at their Phoenix (2428 W. Campus Drive, Tempe) or Tucson (2305 N 7th Avenue, Tucson) location.
- They will match all toys and cash donated and double the donation.
- More information at Alaskan AC
Aviva’s Holiday Toy Drive
- Gifts requested are new unwrapped, age-appropriate toys for children, teens and young adults.
- Donate through December 9th at the Aviva office (153 S. Plumer Ave) during business hours, Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Donations can also be dropped off on December 12th and 13th at Christ Presbyterian Church, 6565 E Broadway Blvd.
- More information at Aviva’s Holiday Toy Drive including links to online wishlist ideas.
- Wish lists to benefits kids at Prince Elementary School.
- Sign up to be an Elf in the Be An Elf Yourself Program and fulfill a child’s wish list. Drive thru donation drives TBA.
- More information at Santa’s Workshop.
Family Life Radio Toy Drive
- NEW, unwrapped toy or gift card to benefit disadvantaged kids and families.
- Donate through from Nov 1-27, 2022 at Family Life Radio Headquarters (7355 N. Oracle Rd), Canyon Del Oro Baptist (9200 N Oracle Rd), Gospel Supplies (5640 E Broadway Blvd) and Tucson Area Chic-Fil-A locations.
- More information at Family Life Radio Toy Drive
Are there are any other Tucson toy drives I missed?
By the way if you like helping Tucson kids, don’t miss my Arizona Back To School Drives list.
If you aren’t local, then I suggest contacting similar organizations in your area, checking out their Facebook pages for upcoming events or evening googling ‘your city and toy drive’ to find a list of ideas.
More Holidays Ideas
- New Years Cookies made using cake mix that are so easy to make.
- Craft your Baby Yoda Snowflake using the free template.
- Make a set of DIY lightsaber Christmas lights.
- If you get a new visitor from the North Pole, this list of elf names could help.
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