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Give back this holiday season with these Atlanta charity drives

Nothing shines brighter during the holiday season than the giving hearts of others. Participating in efforts to help out neighbors and give back to the community can truly change lives in unimaginable ways.

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Throughout the 2019 season, spend time donating to a few of these charitable drives located around the metro area. Your contributions will help bring a merrier holiday to children and families in need throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas.

2019 Twelve Days of Caring Toy Drive

Children's Restoration Network will collect toys, clothing, shoes and gift cards to help make the holidays more special for homeless children throughout Atlanta. Donate items for newborns to 18-year-old children to CRN at 11285 Elkins Road, Suite C-4, Roswell, or organize a toy drive with your group to help reach the goal of helping over 3000 local children.

Contact:

Children's Restoration Network

770-649-7117

www.childrn.org

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Toys for Tots Atlanta

Make Christmas happy and bright for a little one this year by donating to Toys for Tots Atlanta. They will be accepting new, unwrapped toys and books for newborn to 12-year old children through December 21st, and you'll find many locations available for donation drop off, including Georgia State Troopers County Offices through Dec. 18 and QuikTrips and Publix Supermarkets through Dec. 21.

Contact:

North Atlanta Toys for Tots

678-887-5179

www.northatlanta.toysfortots.org

Lift Up Atlanta 2019 Christmas Toy Drive

Join Lift Up Atlanta for another year helping make sure Santa doesn't leave out any less-fortunate children on Christmas. You can donate gift cards, toys and monetary donations for newborn through 12-year-old children from November 27th through December 20th at the Fulton County Oak Hill Center, 2805 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta.

Contact:

Lift Up Atlanta

678-245-4622

www.liftupatlanta.org

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children sometimes experience hospital stays during the holidays, which can often put an emotional and financial strain on families. Your donations to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta can help bring toys and special equipment to children and families throughout the season to help make their holidays a little easier. Drop off baby items and toys at Children's at Egleston, Hughes Spalding and Scottish Rite.

Contact:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

404-785-GIVE (4483)

www.choa.org

Clark's Christmas Kids Gift Drive

Walmart locations hosting this year's Clark's Christmas Kids Gift Drive:

  • Dec 5: 2-7 p.m. 4725 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta
  • Dec 6: 2-7 p.m. 970 Mansell Road, Roswell
  • Dec 7: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 12182 Highway 92, Woodstock
  • Dec 7: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 135 Willow Lane, McDonough
  • Dec 13: 2-7 p.m. 5200 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta
  • Dec 13: 2-7 p.m. 3250 Sardis Church Road, Buford
  • Dec 14: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 2635 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth
  • Dec 14: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 1500 Market Place Boulevard, Cumming
  • Dec 15: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 210 Cobb Parkway S, Marietta
  • Dec 15: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 4004 Lawrenceville Highway, Lilburn

Or donate to the Secret Santa Program: www.dfcs.georgia.gov.

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