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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Hamden Drive Up and Go Holiday Toy Drive starting Sat., Nov. 7th at Hamden Middle School

Hamden Drive Up and Go Holiday Toy Drive

Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave. 06518
10am-2pm
Saturdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28. Dec, 5, 12   


Hamden Community Services, Hamden Police, Hamden Volunteer Firefighters, and the Hamden Youth Center, in collaboration, are hosting a Drive Up and Go Holiday Toy Drive to brighten the 2020 Holidays for over 500 families this year. The Toy Drive is organized in a similar fashion to the drive up and go food donation initiative that happened at Hamden Middle School throughout the spring. The Hamden Kids Holiday Toy Drive will take place at the Hamden Middle School, 2623 Dixwell Avenue, on the following Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm: November 7, 14, 21, and 28, and December 5 and 12. 

Ways to Donate: 

Drive Up and Go Contactless Donation at the Hamden Middle School -
Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm: November 7, 14, 21, and 28, and December 5 and 12: 
  • Stay in your vehicle 
  • Pop your trunk
  • Volunteers will grab the donations right from your trunk 
Drop off or mail a monetary / gift card donation to:

Community Services
11 Pine Street
Hamden, CT 06514

Gifts for children of all ages are appreciated. Gift suggestions include dolls, trucks, legos, remote control cars, sports equipment, iTunes cards, craft kits, nail polish, pocket books, journals, and table top toys.

For more information contact Y’Isiah Lopes, Community Services Coordinator at
203-562-5129 ext. 1111.

Hamden Community Services YLopes@Hamden.com

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