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Holiday charity drives across the state

Connecticut

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(WTNH) — Looking to spread some holiday cheer and help give back to your community? Here’s a list of holiday charity and toy drives happening across Connecticut this holiday season.

Statewide

  • Connecticut Funeral Directors Association 14th Annual Holiday Collection Drive

Hartford County

  • El Show de Analeh’s 10th Annual Holiday Toy Drive 
    • When: December 5, 5:30 p.m.
    • Where: Hartford Hospital Education & Resource Center, 560 Hudson Street, Hartford
    • What: Toys and gift cards
  • Hartford Fire Department & Eleven28 Entertainment Coat Drive
    • When: Ends December 26, drop off 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at below stations
    • Where: Station 1 – 197 Main Street, Hartford; Station 14 – 25 Blue Hills Avenue, Hartford; Station 15 – 8 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford
    • What: Coats, winter garments
  • Love Wins Community Drive
  • Valerie’s Wish Toy Drive
    • When: Ends December 15
    • Where: Southington Fire Department Station 5, 72 River Street, Southington
    • What: Unwrapped toys
  • 3-D Bail Bonds Company 8th Annual Holiday Toy Drive
    • When: Ends December 17
    • Where: 57 Fishfry Street, Hartford
    • What: Unwrapped toys

New Haven County

  • Chaz and AJ McDermott Chevrolet and Lexus Toy Drive
    • When: December 6, 5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    • Where: Jordan’s Furniture New Haven
    • What: Toys
  • Fill the Christmas Dumpster
    • When: December 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • Where: Viglione Heating & Cooling, 259 Commerce Street, East Haven
    • What: Unwrapped toys
  • Middlebury Police Benevolent Associated Toy Drive
    • When: December 7 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
    • Where: DiNova’s Four Corners, 600 Middlebury Road and anytime at Middlebury Police Department or Finance Dept. at Town Hall
    • What: Toys
  • Pajama Drive for Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
    • When: Ends December 18
    • Where: Various locations in Branford/North Branford, including Lockworks Dental Group, Shoreline Orthodontics, Armazen, Sound Runner, Total Learning Group, IMX Pilates, Salon 106 and Village Express
    • What: Pajamas, small toys, and stuffed animals
  • Rep. Stephanie Cummings & Alderman Noujaim Announce Coat Drive for Waterbury Families
    • When: Ends December 17
    • Where: Belle Academy on 27A South Commons Road and
      Bob’s Stores on 910 Wolcott Street in Waterbury
    • What: NEW, unused hats, gloves, mittens and scarves, and children’s and adult coats
  • Yale’s Toy Closet Program
    • When: Ends December 23
    • Where: Supercuts, 1060 W Main St, Branford
    • What: Toys

Fairfield County

  • Faith’s 3rd Annual Toy Drive for Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Toy Closet
    • When: December 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and December 7 from 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
    • Where: Walmart of Shelton on Bridgeport Avenue
    • What: New, unwrapped toys for ages Newborn to 18-years-old
  • Westport Police Department 2019 Holiday Toy Drive
    • When: Ends December 15
    • Where: Westport Police Department, 50 Jesup Road, Westport; Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport; ASF Sports & Outdoors, 1560 Post Road East, Westport
    • What: New, unopened, and unwrapped toys, as well as cash donations

Tolland County

New London County

  • Tommy Toy Fund with the Norwich Police Department
    • When: December 7, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; December 8, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Where: Walmart, 220 Salem Turnpike, Norwich
    • What: Unwrapped toys and cash donations

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