World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Charities Provide Free Toys For Children


2181 days ago   Article ID# 231347
Original URL


Toys for Tots

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (News4Jax.com) - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- With so many people struggling in the current economy, many need help with gifts for children this holiday season.

Here's a list of the charities providing free toys for needy children.

In Duval County, the annual Children's Christmas Party of Jacksonville will be Saturday at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The only requirement is that you bring the child who needs gifts with you. Each child will get three toys, and you do not have to be a resident of Duval County.

Doors open at 9 a.m. and close at 12:30 p.m. or when there are no more toys left.

Organizers stressed that you do not have to get there Friday night to get toys. People often start lining up early in the morning on Saturday, but organizers said they have never run out of toys in their 11 years of giving away gifts.

In Clay County, the JP Hall Christmas Party will be held Saturday, Dec. 19 at the fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs. It will begin at 8 a.m. and gates will close at noon. But everyone in line at that time will be served.

There are some requirements for this party. You must have a picture ID with an address to prove you live in Clay County. And the child must be present to receive gifts.

In Nassau County, there is no city-organized event, but the Salvation Army said the Toys for Tots program is reopening its registration for as many as 300 children. You can register Wednesday until 7 p.m. or Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You need to have with you all proof of income and bills, birth certificates for all children or proof of custody, and your own picture ID and Social Security cards for all household members, along with copies of those documents.

It is important that if you have registered with any other agency, you do not register with this one. The Marines want to make sure as many children as possible get toys this year.

For another look at what you need to to qualify for the Toys for Tots drive, call 904-375-1635.

If you can't get to any of the toy drives mentioned, you can call the Duval County office for social services, and they may be able to help you. Their number is 904-356-8641.

Copyright 2015 News4Jax.com   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 2181 days ago   Article ID# 231347

Toys for Tots     View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Marine Toys for Tots Foundation News

Toys for Tots distributes nearly 2,000 toys

341 days ago From abc30.com 


A good christmas

343 days ago From siouxcityjournal.com 


Toys for Tots Delivers More than 2000 Bikes and Thousands of Toys in Detroit and Surrounding Areas Thanks to Generous Gift from Tom Gores

343 days ago From nba.com 


Jaguars players help out with Toys for Tots drive at Avenues Mall

343 days ago From actionnewsjax.com 


Ray Rice Attends Toys For Tots Event In Baltimore

344 days ago From baltimore.cbslocal.com 


Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To Community Service News

Action Center

Climate change endangers Antarctica's iconic species

Action: Climate Change

Antarctica is best described in superlatives: It is the coldest, windiest, driest and highest continent on Earth - along with ...

Save the Kentucky arrow darter

Action: Wildlife Conservation

In the mountains of eastern Kentucky, an unexpectedly beautiful fish needs you to speak up for its protection.


Destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest jumps 16 percent in 2015

Action: Stop Deforestation

The destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest, the world's largest intact rainforest, increased by 16 percent in 2015 from a year ...

Beijing residents told to stay inside as smog levels soar

Action: Stop Pollution

Beijing’s residents have been advised to stay indoors after air pollution in the Chinese capital reached hazardous levels.

Preservatives from cosmetics build up in the bodies of far-flung marine mammals

Action: Save Our Oceans

Compounds from our makeup and bathrooms are winding up in the bodies of dolphins, sea otters, and polar bears – sometimes tho ...

View All Actions >>





Follow Us


Find A Charity

Action Center




Twitter Support



Add A Site




Privacy Policy






Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.