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: KVOA News 4 Studio, Cummings Plumbing, Eegees, Encompass, Goodwill of Southern Arizona, La Frontera, Peter Piper Pizza, Pyramid Federal Credit Union, Super Cuts, Tucson Fire Department, Rural/Metro Fire Department, and Corona de Tucson Fire Department.
- Channel 4 Live Drive Drop Offs around Tucson (All live drives go from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.):
- November 4: TFD Station #9: 6275 E. Eastland Street
- November 11: RMFD Station #74: 4820 E. Sunrise Drive
- November 18: RMFD Station #82: 677 S. Rancho Sahuarita Blvd
- November 25: TFD Station #7: 4902 E. Pima Street
- December 2: TFD Station #16: 7575 E. Speedway Blvd
- December 9: CDTFD Station #181: 99 E. Tallahassee Drive (Corona de Tucson)
- December 16: TFD Station #20: 6275 N. First Avenue
- December 23: KVOA Studio: 209 W. Elm Street
- More information at KVOA Season 4 Hope Drive
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. Collection at La Encantada Mall starts on November 28th.
- More information at Salvation Army Angel Trees
Salvation Army Stuff The Bus – Waiting on Confirmation
- 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 13th from 6 AM- 6 PM.
- More information at Sun Tran 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 – Waiting on Confirmation
- Toys for children ages 7-17 to benefit families of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
- Through ? at local Walgreens locations. <– my local store was still collecting as of 12/11/19
Aviva’s Holiday Toy Drive
- Gifts requested are new unwrapped, age-appropriate toys for kids newborn to 18.
- Donate through December 16th at the Aviva office (153 S. Plumer Ave) during business hours, Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
- More information at Aviva’s Holiday Toy Drive
KOLD Share the Joy – Waiting on Confirmation
- Toys to help local families via the Salvation Army
- Donate through December 31st at Lights of the World at Kino Sports Complex, All Tucson area Pima Federal Credit Union location, Aaron’s Affordable Auto Repair (1201 W. Miracle Mile Rd), Innovation Auto Collision (3231 E Columbia St), Cummings Plumbing (5141 N Casa Grande HWY), Banner University Medicine (1625 N. Campbell Ave), Palo Verde Glass and Screen (2100 N. Wilmot Rd #101), and KOLD-TV (7831 N. Business Park Drive).
- Live drop off donations at the Walmart on Cortaro Rd in Marana on December 6th and 13th from 9:00AM-6:30PM
- More information at KOLD Share the Joy.
Family Life Radio Toy Drive
- Unwrapped toys for kids 7-13, benefiting Youth Haven Ranch
- Donate through at Family Life Radio Headquarters (7355 N. Oracle Rd) and Tucson Chick-Fil-A locations.
- More information at Family Life Radio Toy Drive
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 $1 for each toy donation, up to $1 million dollars to Toys for Tots!
- More information at https://toysfortots.org
Are there are any other Tucson toy drives I can add to my list?
By the way if you like helping Tucson kids, don’t miss my Arizona Back To School Drives list.