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!
Fill The Streetcar
- New, unwrapped toys to support the Miracle on 31st street charity.
- Drop off toys at the streetcar parked on 8th Street, just west of 4th Avenue on Friday, December 1 from 9 a.m. 6 p.m.
- More information at http://www.theazweekend.com
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; new shoes, and new or gently used clothes for the 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, HealthSouth, La Frontera Arizona, 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 1 – TFD Station #7- 4902 E. Pima St.
- November 8 – CDTFD Station #181 – 99 E. Tallahassee Dr. (Corona de Tucson)
- November 15 – RMFD #74 – 4820 E. Sunrise Dr.
- November 22 – KVOA Studio at 209 W. Elm
- November 29 -TFD Station #16 – 7575 E. Speedway Blvd.
- December 6 – RMFD Station #72 – 2741 N. Houghton Rd.
- December 13 -TFD Station #20 – 6275 N. First Ave.
- December 20 – KVOA Studio at 209 W. Elm
- More information at http://www.kvoa.com/category/305482/season-4-hope
Salvation Army Angel Trees
- New unwrapped toys for boys and girls ages 0-12 to benefit Tucson’s children in need.
- Foothills Mall by Bed Bath and Beyond, Tucson Mall Center Court, Park Place Mall by Sears and the Salvation Army Office – 1001 N. Richey Blvd.
- 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 15th 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 7th in all Dollar Tree locations
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
- Toys for children ages 7-17 to benefit families of 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 11th 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 2017 Holiday Collection
- Toys, clothing, hygiene and household items, and non-perishable foods to help local families
- Donate through December 18th at Dine-In Pizza Hut locations in Tucson, Children’s Museum Tucson and Oro Valley, and Feisty Studios.
- More information at http://www.santasworkshopsite.com
Bookmans Toy Drive
- New, unwrapped toys and board games for children and teens at Casa de los Ninos
- Donations boxes are located at local Bookmans’ locations.
Are there are any other toy drives in Tucson I can add to my list?