For 39 years, Aviva has helped make the holidays brighter for children and teens in the care of DCS in Pima County. Aviva will be once again be collecting toys to ensure these children have a joyous holiday. Last year, we distributed gifts to 2700 children in Pima County, reaching communities as far as Ajo and Sells. There are currently close to 3,000 children in the care of DCS in our county and we hope to can count with your support to collect as many as possible. Our Holiday Program begins on November 1 with the launching of our Toy Drive and continues until Monday, December 11. th with the annual Kruzin’ for Kidz Holiday Parade.
Toy Drive Starts: November 1
Donate new unwrapped, age-appropriate toys for children and gift cards for teenagers. The gift cards can be of $20 or less in value from Target, Old Navy, H & M, Wal-Mart, GAP, Best Buys, Barnes & Noble or other stores that are favorite among teens. Our toy drive will go through Monday, December 11th.
Drop-off donations at our offices located on 153 S. Plumer Ave. – Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 4:30 pm.
Volunteer to sort & distribute gifts: Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 10th - 11th from 8 am to 3:00 pm
Help set-up our distribution venue, sort toys by gender and age group, and help DCS staff fulfill toy requests for their client-families. This will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel - Reid Park located at 445 S. Alvernon Way. For more information or to schedule a block of time contact Nina Halvax at 327-6779 Ext. 11.