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Holiday toy drives and charities around the Bay Area


Make a difference this holiday season!
The 2012 toy drive season is well underway across the Bay Area and the need is greater than ever. Find out how you can donate here!

TOY DRIVES IN THE BAY AREA

More local toy drives and ways to give:
  • ABC7 Give Where You Live
    Take the "Give Where You Live" pledge and help feed the Bay Area's hungry this holiday season. For every pledge, ABC7 will donate $1 to the Bay Area's Feeding America food banks in your honor - up to $75,000!

  • GLIDE'S 2013 Holiday Events
    Join the GLIDE community and brighten up your holidays by bringing light to others.

  • CHiPs for Kids
    CHiPs for Kids' continuing goal is to collect new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to local hospitals, charities, churches, community centers and various needy organizations within the Bay Area during the Holiday Season. Donations can be made at any CHP office Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Lefty O'Doul's Annual Christmas Eve Toy Drive
    The Lefty O'Doul's Annual Christmas Eve Toy Drive takes place at 333 Geary. There are volunteers ready to take drive-by donations and run them inside. Those looking to donate can also call Luxor Cab and the company will pick up gifts and deliver them for free.

  • Belmont Firefighters Toy Drive
    Anyone wishing to donate toys can drop off new, unwrapped toys such as dolls, puzzles, board games, toy trucks/cars and action figures between now and Dec. 25 at either Belmont Fire Station: Station 14 at 911 Granada St. or Station 15 at 2701 Cipriani Blvd.

  • East Palo Alto Police Toy Drive
    New or unwrapped toys, gift cards, or monetary donations can be dropped off or mailed to Officer Veronica Barries at the East Palo Alto Police Department located at 141 Demeter Street up until December 20, 2013. Checks can be made to" "The East Palo Alto PD POA." Contributions are tax deductible.

  • USPS Letter to Santa
    The Postal Service's Letters to Santa program is celebrating 101 years of helping make children's holiday wishes come true. People are invited to go to the main post offices in San Francisco or Oakland and select letters to Santa and then fulfill their gift requests.