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; and diapers for the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.
- Donations accepted through December 21st.
- Drop off locations include Season 4 Hope Sponsors: KVOA News 4 Studio, Premier Auto Center, Goodwill of Southern Arizona, Pima Pain Center, Sierra Tucson, Tucson Subaru, Select Tucson Fire Department stations, any Rural Metro Fire Department station, and Corona de Tucson Fire Department.
- Channel 4 Live Drive Drop Offs around Tucson (All live drives happen during the 4pm, 5pm and 6pm newscasts.
- November 2: TFD Station No. 9: 6275 E. Eastland St.
- November 9: RMFD Station No. 74: 4820 E. Sunrise Dr.
- November 16: TFD Station No. 7: 4902 E. Pima St.
- November 23: KVOA Studios: 209 W. Elm St.
- November 30: RMFD Station No. 82: 14125 S. Rancho Sahuarita Blvd.
- December 7: CDTFD Station No. 181: 99 E. Tallahassee Dr. (Corona de Tucson)
- December 14: TFD Station No. 20: 4798 N. First Ave.
- December 21: KVOA Studios: 209 W. Elm St.
- 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
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 3rd 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 children, teens and young adults.
- 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 Aviva’s Holiday Toy Drive
- Wish lists to benefits kids at a local 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
- Unwrapped toys for kids 7-13, benefiting Youth Haven Ranch
- Donate through November 29th at Family Life Radio Headquarters (7355 N. Oracle Rd), Canyon Del Oro Baptist
(9200 N Oracle Rd), Gospel Supplies (5640 E Broadway Blvd), Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene (500 W Calle Concordia), and Pantano Christian Church (1755 S. Houghton Rd).
- 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.