Projects tagged with "TOYS"

Throw a Winter Festival for the Childrens Institute Inc.

Winter festival is a family event with all of the Children's Institute Inc. families spread out over all of Los Angeles. This event brings their families together through crafts, food, performances and book drives. their families get to spend a Saturday together in the spirit of the holidays surrounded by love and joy :) they are looking for stocking stuffers for around 1,500 kids that they can give them as they leave the event. Small toys, hand games and things to make you smile that will fit in a stocking :)

Donate New and Unwrapped Toys to the Illumination Foundation

Help them bring smiles to hundreds of homeless and at-risk children and teens this holiday season! New & unwrapped toys for children and teens of all ages are requested for the families in their Childrens and housing programs. Toys, sports equipment, cosmetics and movie tickets are all appreciated. Donations requested by Friday, December 7, 2018. Donation can be dropped off at their Orange location Monday - Friday between 9 am - 5 pm.

Donate Gifts for the Clients of the Illumination Foundation

Help them bring smiles to the clients in their Recuperative Care Centers this holiday season. The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Gift cards, blankets, shower shoes, small notebooks, activity books, travel cups, mugs, wallets, sunglasses, headphones, instant coffee, chips and candy are all appreciated for their recuperative care clients. Donations requested by Friday, December 7, 2018. Please drop off all donations at their Orange location, Monday Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM.

Donate Holiday Gift Items to Young Men and Women in Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services’ Group Home

Our friends at Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services help vulnerable children and their families develop skills to lead successful lives. This holiday season, please lend a helping hand to 54 young men and women in their group homes by donating much-appreciated gifts such as cologne, watches, wallets, duffel bags, hair/bath products, remote control car/truck/airplane/robots, ear buds, wireless speakers, perfume, jewelry, gift cards and new clothes.

Help Sort and Bag Toys for Acts of Compassion Inc

Christmas is approaching quickly and Acts of Compassion Inc need your help. Please join their team of Volunteers to help sort and bag toys. Volunteers also needed to check families in at the gate, reception area, assist event decoration team and monitor children at the event. They will work with your schedule Requirements: Must be at least 14. Need to go orientation or training.

Adopt A Family with a A Very Rare Shop for the Holidays

A Very Rare Shop is a 501c3 nonprofit public charity looking for those interested in adopting a family this holiday season. Their goal is to adopt 300+ families, and they can do it with your help! Basic run down: Organizations/families/friends/individuals will commit to adopting a child or a family for the Holidays. They will pair you with a family(or child) and then they will forward you their holiday wish list(s). They encourage spending $50-$100 per child, but of course this is optional and you will have the ultimate choice of how much you donate this season! They encourage gifting educational / art supplies to the children. Gifts due on December 19th. Gift wrapping December 12th-22nd Children's holiday party on December 21st. Gifts delivered on December 24th (You will have the option to deliver to the family yourself, or A Very Rare Shop will deliver for you.) Families will have the option of having gifts delivered by Saint Nicholas on December 24th, or December 25th.. or an overnight Delivery on December 24th. If you do not want to commit to adopting an entire family or individual, you can also give gift donations that they will give out on December 24th. A Very Rare Shop is also accepting donations of wrapping paper, bags, tape, scissors, bows, cards, decorations, meals, etc.! A Very Rare Shop is also looking for volunteers for the Holiday party, and gift wrappers/deliverers !! Please contact if you would like to film / photograph these events! click here to sign up:

Donate Toys for Homeless Kids of Covenant House California

Our great friends at Covenant House California reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. They help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. Pitch in on a special holiday toy drive for the children of CHCs residents. Your donations will aid clients, some who are living off site and some who are with relatives of CHCs residents. Children vary in ages from newborn to 13 years old (both boys and girls). Any kind of toy will be most gratefully received. They recommend toys that do not need batteries as our youth can not afford to replace batteries. Unwrapped, please. For more info, please contact Sister Margaret today.

Donate Needed Toys, Gifts, Clothes & More to Hillsides’ Young Clients

Holidays hold a special meaning for all of us, but for vulnerable children or for families who suffer from emotional distress, the holidays can represent an opportunity for renewed hope and healing. You can be a part of this new beginning by remembering the children, youth and families of Hillsides this holiday season with a gift from the heart. Donations of new toys, gifts, electronics and clothing (boys, teens, adults) can help make the season brighter. Items sure to bring some cheer also include: gift certificates (Walmart/Target), music gift certificates; You can also contact Laura Kelso directly to fulfill childrens holiday wish lists or to coordinate donation drop-offs. (toys)

Adopt a Family for Christmas

Antelope Valley Boys & Girls Club Toy Distribution. Every year the Boys & Girls Club of Antelope Valley hosts a holiday celebration at each of its 24 locations. During this time youth have fun celebrating the holidays by playing games, eating food and receiving a toy. they are need of toys for their toy distribution. Categories include: Girls: Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-17 Boys: Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-17. Gifts for teens are especially in need. Monetary donations are also gratefully accepted to purchase toys. Donations are accepted from Nov. 1 to Dec. 21. Donations can be made online at You can arrange a donation drop off by contacting Sally Altobelli at 661-267-2582 or They appreciate your support. A receipt can be provided for your donation. All donations are tax deductible by the fullest extent of the law.

Donate to Support Divine Mercy Orphanage – The Children at the Border’s Angels to Angels Program

In a world of vitriol and division, live scores of orphaned children in the border region of Tecate. The boys and girls of Divine Mercy Orphanage are professionally cared for by the love and dedication of the Daughters of Divine Mercy and the staff and volunteers. Love is abundant but so is uncertainty, fear and the anxiety of our times. The children could use a lift over the holidays with donations of school supplies, clothing and of course, toys. The staff could use household supplies and hygiene products, as well as funding to complete necessary facility requirements and repairs. You can donate items at the campus of Immaculate Conception School. Also, direct support of funds can be contributed to the McKenna Foundation, Attn: Angels to Angels Project, PO Box 4022, Whittier, CA 90607. Please spread the word, and the love!

Pitch in the Help the Women Shelter of Long Beach’s Holiday Giving Program

Holiday Giving Programs for victims of domestic violence and their families. These programs are family and Client specific and needs to be here at the Domestic Violence Resource Center by Monday, December 17, 2018 so that they can properly distribute your donation. They are very much in need of Holiday and every day items including new warm winter clothes for women (all sizes) and children (both genders, ages newborn to 17 years old), accessories, Holiday clothing, non-violent and educational toys, Family Rated movies & video and games are welcome. For the Holiday Season, we asked that all donations be new, unused items. Gift Cards in small denominations ($5. and $10) to Food4Less, Walmart and Target are greatly appreciated. Also, new tennis shoes (sizes 8 and up for women and boys to age 17) are always needed.

Donate Toys to the Didi Hirsch Center’s 6th Annual Toy Drive

Help DIdi Hirsch reach its ambitious goal of giving a toy to all of their clients' children! These are families who have various challenges and would love to have a happy holiday season. Donate new, unwrapped toys- collection bin located at reception office. Donate gift cards/cash for gift purchases- donations accepted by Ayanna Keeling (Sepulveda HQ). Purchase movie tickets, great gifts for teens- donations accepted.___ Please contact Ayanna Keeling: 310.751.5331

Help Low-Income Families With Special Needs Family Members by Donating Toys for the Holidays

A toy drive is a great way to engage friends, family or co-workers in spreading holiday cheer to those in need. Exceptional Childrens Foundation serves children and adults with special needs, many of whom live in low-income households. Help them brighten their holidays by collecting new, unwrapped toys or other gift items. Gifts for Christmas must be delivered by Friday, December 14. Visit for more details and gift ideas, or contact Lisa at or 310-773-9437.

Adopt a Low-Income Family With a Special Needs Child for the Holidays

All ECF client families face challenges living with a family member with special needs especially their Early Start families, many of whom struggle to live on very little income. Each year, they choose families who need more than most to participate in their Adopt a Family program. they have families of all sizes who need your help to make sure their children have gifts to open this Christmas. Visit for more details or contact Lisa at 310-773-9436 or to learn more or be matched with a family.

Provide GIfts for the Youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson

Please help the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson break last years record of providing over 500 children gifts for the organizations Community Holiday Party. The event provides families with gifts for the holiday season. The Clubs toy drive kicks off Nov. 1 _ Dec. 8 in hopes of having all items ready to roll by the Dec. 14 event. Start a collection today! Ages serve range from 0-18 years old. In addition they provide about 50 highly in need families with grocery store gift cards. *Toys must be new. *Every year they struggle with gifts for teens so gift cards are greatly appreciated. Jamba Juice, McDonalds, Starbucks etc. * Grocery giftcards are from $25.00 to $50.00 dollars.

Aid MEND in Their Toy and Gift Drive Innitiative

Help MEND bring holiday cheer to the families they will be serving during their distribution by hosting a toy and gift drive. For many children, this will be the only toy or gift they receive. Gift ideas include: NEW and UNWRAPPED toys/gifts with a gift value of $15- 20 or more (Gift Cards accepted). Please, no toys of violence. Please attach batteries securely when required. Visit their website for toy suggestions. Link to register:

Support New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.’s Annual Christmas Store

The New Image Annual Childrens Christmas Store provides toys, shoes, gift cards, refreshments, and a visit with Santa, for children from homeless and low-income families. It is called a store because the children are allowed to shop for their toys; however, all items are FREE. Additionally, parents receive supermarket gift cards so they can purchase food for the holidays as well. This year, the Christmas store will be distributing over 20,000 toys and over 1,800 pairs of shoes, and will serve more than 1,800 children, from over 690 homeless and low-income families with children. This holiday season help us provide another loving, fun-filled, memorable Christmas to the children of homeless and low-income families. New Image is requesting your financial and/or in-kind support to ensure toys and a pair of shoes for every child attending the New Image 24th Annual Childrens Christmas Store. We accept In-Kind or financial donations of or for the purchase of the following items: * Food for Holiday Food Baskets (Turkeys, hams, mash potatoes, gravy, etc.) * Toys (Learning instruments, board games, sports gear, bicycles, scooters, dolls, video games, etc.) * Gifts (Books, perfume sets, watches, headphones, etc. for teens) * Shoes (Toddlers and adult sizes) * Decorations (Christmas trees, ornaments, wrapping paper, etc.)

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