2020 CITYSunTimes Toy Drive

This year, CITYSunTimes (CST) is joining Arizona Helping Hands (AHH) as they serve more than 3,500 children in foster care (ages 0–12) during the holiday season. The goal for the 22nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive is for each child to receive two new toys and a book, and the organization is relying on the support and generosity of the community now more than ever. [Learn more about Arizona Helping Hands below.]

Valley residents can get involved by:

Donate — A $65 donation provides a holiday package for a child in foster care. Donate now at azhelpinghands.org/holidaytoydrive

Shop Online — View the AHH Amazon wish list by clicking the link: https://smile.amazon.com

Local Drop Off — Purchase a toy and drop it off at a CST collection site. 


Infant–2 Years

Board Books


Musical Toys

LEGO Duplo Sets

3–7 Years

Craft Kits/Magic

Kits Remote Control Cars

Dolls (Hispanic and African American)

Superhero Themed Items

Princess Themed Items

Dress-Up Sets

8–12 Years

Sports Balls

Craft Kits/Magic Kits/DIY Kits/Jewelry Kits

Makeup and Nail Polish Kits

General (all ages)






*Please, no play guns or Nerf guns, archery sets or anything that depicts violence.


Drop-off Locations:

Cave Creek Tourism Bureau

6061 E. Cave Creek Rd

Suite 7

(Entrance on Hidden Valley Road)

Cave Creek, AZ 85331


10am–2pm daily



6990 E Shea Blvd #103

Scottsdale, AZ 85254


Monday thru Saturday, 10am–6pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm



North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

16042 N. 32nd St.

Suite D-10

Phoenix, Arizona 85032


Monday–Friday, 9am-5pm



Tryst Café

21050 N. Tatum Blvd., #108

Phoenix, AZ 85050


8am–3pm, daily; Call for extended hours



Venues Café

34 Easy St.

Carefree, AZ 85377


Monday thru Saturday, 11:3am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-3pm


Questions? Please call Jenifer at 480.326.2931 or email creative@CITYSunTimes.com.

ABOUT Arizona Helping Hands

Ensuring Every Child in Foster Care is Safe and Loved: There are roughly 14,000 Arizona children in foster care right now. The mission of Arizona Helping Hands is to provide for the essential needs of these children through its programs promoting safety, permanency and health.

Arizona Helping Hands is the largest provider of essential needs for children in foster care in the state. They meet those needs in five core areas: Basic Needs, Back to School, Birthday Dreams, Foster Footlockers and Licensing Safety Items. WATCH the video and then LEARN MORE: azhelpinghands.org




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