Local toy drives in San Jose, CA

See where you can drop off new and unwrapped gifts, as well as pick up gifts around the South Bay.

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Get the opportunity to make a child smile this year. Here are five places where you can donate new gifts, and pick some up for the little ones in your life.

🎁 Drop off

  • Christmas Con Cariño | Thursday, Dec. 15 | 3 p.m. | Washington United Youth Center | Fill up stockings for agricultural workers and their children.
  • A Christmas Toy Drive | through Thursday, Dec. 15 | 7 a.m-5 p.m. | Martha’s Kitchen | Donate new, unwrapped gifts for kids 15 and under.
  • Post Street’s Toy Drive | through Sunday, Dec. 18 | Times vary | Locations vary | Donate a toy at select businesses and receive a special offer.

🚗 Pick up

  • Culture Night Market | Saturday, Dec. 17 | 3-9 p.m. | Oak Grove High School | 3,000+ toys will be distributed, and TVs and bikes will be raffled off.
  • Joey’s Toy Drive - Distribution Day | Sunday, Dec. 18 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | 186 Barnard Ave. | The SJ-based nonprofit has distributed toys to kids since 2012.
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